Phillip Arthur Snell, age 79, died April 30, 1991 in a Salt Lake hospital.
He was born April 2, 1912 in Spanish Fork, Utah, son of Francis McLean and Annie Elizabeth Thomas Snell. He married Vera Langford, October 2, 1934, in Tooele, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He served as stake missionary and at the time of his passing was a high priest in the Bountiful 21st Ward. He was a Veteran of World War II serving in the U.S. Navy. Member of the American Legion. Retired Superintendent of Mail in Bountiful. He loved to hunt and fish. He was a proficient gunsmith and archer. Served in the Boy Scouts of America. He was a rock hound, oil painter and master chef. Charter member of the Bountiful Jeep Pose.He is survived by his wife, Vera, Bountiful; children, Rose Ann and Bennett Peterson, Bountiful; Phillip and Janice Snell, Jr., Salt Lake City; six grandchildren, Rose Marie and John Murray, Alan Peterson, Bruce and Cynthia Peterson, Jennifer Peterson, Ann and David Nuttall and Michael Snell; one great grandchild, John Adam Murray; sister, Melva Jean Blythe; preceded in death by 12 brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 4, 1991 at 11 a.m.in the Bountiful 21st Ward Chapel 650 South 200 East. Friends may call Friday evening from 6 - 8 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary Chapel, 295 North Main, and Saturday at the church 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. prior to the services. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. in the American Fork Cemetery.
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