Ronald L. Snellen
MURRAY — Ronald L. Snellen, 76, formerly of Louisville, retired to Murray in 2010, died Sunday, April 14, 2013, at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
Mr. Snellen was born on June 21, 1936, in Louisville. He worked as a financial planner for MetLife. He served several terms as Commissioner in Middletown, Ky., and the Middletown Historical Commission. He was a member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Louisville and attended St. John’s Episcopal Church in Murray. He was a life loyal member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert and Sophia Whitesides Snellen; and two brothers, Herbert Snellen Jr. and William J. Snellen.
Mr. Snellen is survived by his wife, Bonny Snellen of Murray; a son, David Snellen and wife Mary Jo of Murray; a daughter, Elizabeth Roberts and husband Toby of Austin, Texas; two brothers, James R. Snellen and wife Dorothy of Jacksonville, Fla., and Curtis J. Snellen of Irvington, Ky.; a sister, Patsy Cundiff and husband Gerald of Louisville; six grandchildren, Andrew, Laurie and Emily Snellen, all of Murray, Madeline, Josephine and Audrey Roberts, all of Austin, Texas; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at St. John’s Episcopal Church (1620 Main St., Murray, KY 42071) with the Rev. Matt Bradley officiating. Burial will follow at Murray City Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, 2013, at Imes-Miller Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to either Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York City, NY 10018; or St. John’s Episcopal Church, 1620 Main St., Murray, KY 42071.
Condolences are available at imesmiller.com.