Ryland Eugene Sneed

Published 6:00 am Sunday, September 4, 2016

Ryland Eugene Sneed, 73, died Thursday, September 1, 2016, at Methodist University Hospital in Germantown, Tennessee. A funeral service will be held Sunday, September 4, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. at North Oxford Baptist Church with Rev. Johnny Flynt and Rev. David Bodenheimer officiating. Burial will follow in Union Church of the Nazarene Cemetery. A catered reception and visitation was held in West Hall at Waller Funeral Home Saturday evening, September 3, 2016, from 4- 7 p.m. and beginning at 1:30 p.m. prior to the service on Sunday at the church.

Born in Oxford, to the late Oscar Ryland and Hattie Mae Mitchell Sneed, Mr. Sneed was the owner of Precision Engineering was retired from the United States Army where he served as a Major. He was a member of North Oxford Baptist Church and of the National Council of Examiners and Engineers. He served on the board of Registered Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. Mr. Sneed was an avid Ole Miss basketball fan and found great enjoyment working on the family farm.

Mr. Sneed is survived by his wife, Peggy Sneed of Oxford; daughters, Heather Sneed McClendon and her husband, Robert, of Oxford, and Allison Sneed, also of Oxford; a son, Patrick Sneed and his wife, Kayla of Oxford; a sister, Jo Hale of New Albany; a brother, Harold Dean Sneed of Pontotoc, and three grandchildren.

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Memorial contributions in Mr. Sneed’s memory may be made to North Oxford Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1700, Oxford, MS 38655 or the Union Church of the Nazarene Cemetery Fund, 95 Holly Lane, Thaxton, MS 38871.

In honor of Mr. Sneed’s service to our country, the flag of the United States Army will be flown at Waller Funeral Home.

For additional information or to sign an online guestbook, visit www.wallerfuneralhome.com or call 662-234-7971.