Lexy G. Snedegar passed away September 12, 2017 at the age of 92. He was born August 19, 1925 in Ronceverte, WV to the late John Hobart and Nellie Pearl (Cooper) Snedegar. Lexy worked in the coal mines before coming to Ohio with his wife, daughter and brother, Leo, and worked for the Standard Oil Company for 15 years in Akron, Ohio. He retired in 1992 from BP after being an independent dealer for 25 years. Lexy proudly served in World War II in the First Calvary Division, Seventh Regiment C Troops receiving a Purple Heart for his bravery. He was a member of the Yusef-Khan Grotto, Masonic Temple and Moose Lodge. His West Virginia roots ran deep along with his love for horses. He and Clara enjoyed many Point Mountain reunions with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Clara B. (Carpenter) whom he married January 10, 1948; daughters, Sheila (John) Paolucci of Norton, Ohio and Dian Cramer of Jacksonville Beach, Florida; granddaughters, Lisa (Michael) Littlejohn, Lori (Jack) Davenport and Brittany (Josh) Cramer Manning; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Max, Ariel and Julia; many nieces and nephews and dedicated friend, Ben Janeda.
In addition to his parents, Lexy is preceded in death by a brother, Leo Dale Snedegar.
The last two years Lexy resided at (National Church Residences) Continuing Healthcare of Cuyahoga Falls along with hospice care. The family will be forever grateful for the care and compassion he received during this time.
Cremation has taken place and there will be a private graveside service at a later date.
Memorials may be made in Lexy’s memory to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675. Condolences can be shared with the family at www.heritagecremationsociety.com.
Heritage Cremation Society