Joseph E. Snodgrass

Joseph E. Snodgrass, born Sept. 30, 1931, in Charlestown, W. Va., passed away April 25, 2013.

He was married to Madonna for 55 years and they had sixd children and 18 grandchildren.

Joe served in the Air Force and retired in 1971. He served three tours in Vietnam and received the Silver Star along with numerous other citations, including being a chief master mechanic. Upon his retirement, Joe went on to work in the civilian field of aviation at Eglin AFB and Destin Airport.

Joe was very active in the Destin Elks Lodge. He was a member for 33 years. He also was very active at the American Legion Post #296 where he was the commander from 1991-1993 and 1995-1996. He was a member for 26 years.

A memorial service will be held from 2-5 p.m. May 25 at the American Legion Post #296 on Main Street in Destin.