Ernest D. "Mike" Snook, age 80, resident of Willard, passed away on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the Ohio Veteran's Home in Sandusky, Ohio.
He was born on June 6, 1932 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the late Gerald and Evelyn (Gaylord) Snook and had been a resident of Willard most of his life.
He retired from MTD in Willard, Ohio. He was a member of the Willard Elks Lodge 1370 and the American Legion. He graduated from Willard High School in 1950 and was a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by two sons and daughter-in-laws, Michael and Carrie Snook of Holiday Lakes, Ohio and Daniel Snook of Boulder, Colorado; 4 grandchildren, Mollie M. Snook, Katie Ann (Spencer) Tuttle, Brandon (Tammy) Westbrook and Justin (Ashley) Westbrook; 6 great grandchildren; 5 sisters, Joyce Sanford of Norwalk, Helen Taylor of Mansfield, Sharon Cramer of Greenwich, Geraldine Barnett of South Carolina, and Shiela Bieri of South Carolina; and 4 brothers, Stu Snook of Willard, Don Snook of Mansfield, Leslie "Butch" Snook of Indiana, and James Billman of Willard.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Fields) Snook, who passed away September 16, 2005; parents, Gerald and Evelyn (Gaylord) Snook; and 2 brothers, Richard Snook and Robert G. Snook; 3 sisters, Eleanor Roberts, Donna Turner and Ruth Ann Stover.
Visitation will be Friday, February 1, 2013 from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio, where the funeral service will be Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Roger Thompson officiating. Burial will be at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Willard, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer's Assoc. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.