Allen Ray Sneeden, Sr.

August 29, 1952 - June 2, 2019
Allen Ray Sneeden, Sr.

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Allen Ray Sneeden Sr, “Peanut”, age 66, died Sunday, June 2, 2019, at his home in Rocky Point.

He was born in Wilmington, NC., on August 29, 1952, the son of the late Bryant Glenn Sneeden and Elizabeth Rae Sneeden. Allen was preceded in death by his brothers Samuel, Danny and Wayne Sneeden.

Allen is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Linda Ramsey Sneeden, a daughter Wendy Sneeden Norris, son in law Jerry Norris, son Allen Ray Sneeden Jr., and his most treasured people his grandchildren Morgan and Amber Sneeden, and Gavin and Bryson Norris. Many sisters in law, cousins, nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his loving cat Poptart, dog Scrappy and many friends.

Allen was a long-time employee of General Electric for over 27 years. He was a jack of all trades and there was nothing he couldn’t do or create. He was a one of a kind man that had a heart of gold. From a young age he had a love for cars which resulted in him owning almost a 100 cars and trucks throughout his life. His passion was for fishing and you could find him at his happiest in his boat. His family was his world and there was no end to making them happy.

A Memorial Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 6th, 2019, at 6:00pm at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions made to The American Foundation of Suicide Prevention in his honor, would be greatly appreciated.

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

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Thursday, June 6, 2019
6:00 PM

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  • June 04, 2019
    Lori Johnson says:
    Peanut captivated everyone with his warm smile, funny stories and wonderful sense of humor. When you were in his presence, you felt happy and you felt welcomed. He treated me and my family as if we were his family and we will forever be blessed because we knew him.

  • June 04, 2019
    Bryan McGinnis says:
    There was nothing he couldn’t fix, no one he couldn’t make laugh, and was always dreaming up some new creation to make. He made life interesting and fun, we loved him and will certianly miss him. Good bye friend.

  • June 04, 2019
    Deana Williams says:
    Peanut will forever be missed. He was a great man. He was and always will be respected, loved and missed. He was the life of the party and I will miss that face and the laughter he brought. It definitely will not be the same without him. RIP Peanut, and well have a cold drink together one day soon again.

  • June 04, 2019
    Joe Johnson says:
    When the Lord made peanut he for sure threw away the mold for he was one of a kind. I remember countless stories he told about his travels always ending in a laugh. He has made his final trip and we will all hear that laugh again and see that smile that always made everyone feel welcome. Rip in peace my friend until we meet again.

  • June 04, 2019
    Wendy Davis says:
    Wendy, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of u always.