Hoyte M. Snow, age 85, passed away October 20, 2014.
Preceded in death by his parents, Corbin Lee and Callie Smithson Snow; brother, Floyd Snow; sister, Christine Owens; son, Steven R. Snow.
Survived by wife, Peggy B. Snow; daughter, Susan (Andrew) Bedingfield; granddaughters, Rachael G. Snow, Mallory J. Snow, Sara (Tyler) Eckenrod; grandson, Jonathan A. Bedingfield; great- granddaughters, Casey Ann and Stephanie R. Mobley; daughter-in-law, Jackie (Jerry) Ashburn; sisters, Anna Mae George, Freda (James) Bryson, Paulette Kierstead; brother, Jimmy Don (Glenda) Snow; several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Snow was a long time member of the Church of Christ, 3805 Granny White Pike, having served as a deacon and an elder of the congregation.
Mr. Snow retired from the Metropolitan Board of Education having served as a teacher, principal and middle school director. He served as president of Tennessee Reading Association, Middle Tennessee Reading Association, Metropolitan Nashville Elementary Principals Association, Association for Childhood Education (Nashville Chapter) and Parent Teacher Organization. He was a life member of International Reading Association serving on the nominating committee, chairperson of the 5th Southeast IRA Regional Conference.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in General Headquarters Command, Tokyo, Japan. He was a past member of Middle Tennessee Kidney Foundation Board of Directors, a member of Metro teachers' Sunshine Singers Chorus, and District Commissioner of Middle Tennessee Pony Club.
A Celebration of Life service was held at eleven o'clock in the morning on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at Granny White Church of Christ. Interment followed in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.
Serving as Pallbearers were the elders and deacons of Granny White Church of Christ.
Visitation was held from four o'clock in the afternoon until eight on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, and also for one hour prior to service time at the church.
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Cannon Courier, November 12, 2014, Woodbury, Tennessee