Michael Albert Snipes, Sr.

November 16, 1960 - September 17, 2020
Michael Albert Snipes, Sr.

Michael A. Snipes, Sr, 59, beloved husband of Becky, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday. He was born in Warsaw, IN to James Ivory and Nancy (Harmon) Snipes on November 16, 1960.

Besides his wife of 41 years, he is survived by his son Michael Jr. (Laurie) and daughter Shelby Edenton (Ryan); grandchildren: Damien, Aniakien, Michael III, Ryan, Allie and Callie; and sister, Debra Hornbeck (Randy).

A memorial service will be held at Burgaw Holiness Church, 416 W. Bridgers Street, Burgaw, NC 28425, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099.


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  • September 19, 2020
    Shelby Edenton lit a candle:
    Lit since September 19, 2020 at 9:57:38 PM

  • September 19, 2020
    Shelby Edenton says:
    I need you! We need you! Rest easy dad. I have no ther words. I LOVE YOU!!!!

  • September 19, 2020
    Patricia Marsh says:
    I'm praying for all of during this time of heartache.

  • September 19, 2020
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  • September 19, 2020
    Chesterfield Harvey says:
    To Mrs Snipes, children,family , friends ,and co-workers. Michael will be missed, I am so saddened, we spend many nights working together, working with him was never a dull moment. He was soft spoken with a great sense of humor. Missing Him . C/O Harvey