The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Antioch Baptist Church, 1298 Chokee Road, Desoto, Lee County, Georgia, where Reverend Lorenzo Mullins is pastor. Bishop Melvin McCluster, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mr. Esix Snead, Sr. was born in Lee County, Georgia on August 21, 1955 to the parentage of the late Mr. Roosevelt Snead and Mrs. Viola Reddick Snead. He received his Christian training in the local churches. He was educated in the public school system of Lee County, Georgia. He worked as a drywall finisher for a number of years.
He now joins those loved ones who preceded him in death, including his parents, Mr. Roosevelt Snead and Mrs. Viola Reddick Snead; three brothers, James Reddick, Joseph Snead, Sr., and Jimmy Taylor, and his sister, Emma Thomas.
He leaves to cherish his memories his five daughters, Lashawn Whickum, Rosa Sneed, Alberta Snead, Latiffany (Reggie) Snead-Jackson, Vanessa Snead, and a special stepdaughter, Dorothea Snead; two sons, Esix Snead and Chad Snead; 20 grandchildren with a grandson on the way; six great grandchildren; ten siblings, Rose Snead, Fort Myers, Florida, Alberta Wise, Bronx, New York, Nona White, Bronx, New York, Gracie (Ernest), Buena Vista, Georgia, Virginia Snead, New York City, New York, David Snead, Hartford, Connecticut, Jimmie Snead, Dayton, Ohio, Greg Taylor, Fort Myers, Florida, Dennis Hooks, Georgia, and Dorothy Davis, Georgia; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.