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Specialist Joshua Avery Snapp, U. S. Army

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“P.s tony and Kim snapp done a great job such wonderful children josh you are a true american love always see you in heaven one day ”
1 of 36 | Posted by: David johnson jr

“I really thought the world of josh he was a great young man with such respect for god his country and people around him I played lead guitar with his...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: David johnson jr - SC

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3 of 36 | Posted by: David johnson jr - SC

“Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family. He truly was a HERO and we THANK him and his family for his service. GOD BLESS !!! The family of Ronald...Read More »
4 of 36 | Posted by: Judy England Rhodes - Pelzer, SC

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. I taught both Josh and his sister at CMS ,I was Mrs. Kroencke then.Josh is the biggest hero of all! Protecting...Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Julian and Beverly Reed - Moore, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with his Mother at Edwards Ballard Law Firm in Spartanburg and Tony did some work for me when I lived in...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Joyce Alexander - Sylva, NC

“I didn't know him but I'm proud of him. May his family find peace. My family was born in cowpens... ”
7 of 36 | Posted by: John Shultz - San Francisco, CA

“May God bless each & every one of his family. He was a great man to serve our country as he did. Tears of sadness will become tears of joy for you...Read More »
8 of 36 | Posted by: Rebecca - Spartanburg, SC

“We remember Joshua from little league . My Dad really love all three of these Snapp Kids . We love His grandparents the Coyles a lot yall are two of...Read More »
9 of 36 | Posted by: Ann Ellis - Gaffney, SC - frienc

“I am so sorry for your loss. Joshua was a hometown hero to us all. May God hold you close during this time of sorrow, and light the path of all your...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: Tina Gilbert - San Francisco, CA

“You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God be with you all ”
11 of 36 | Posted by: Libby Delph - Spartanburg, SC

“Jacob, I am so sorry. Y'all are in my prayers... ”
12 of 36 | Posted by: Alyssa Steadman - Cowpens, SC

“My heart goes out to all of Josh's family and his many, many friends. I never got to meet Josh in person, but I do have one very good memory of him....Read More »
13 of 36 | Posted by: Susan Jenkins - Winston Salem, NC

“You and your family are in our prayers. He is safe in the arms of Jesus. ”
14 of 36 | Posted by: Jessica Ferguson - Inman, SC

“Sympathies for his family and friends ”
15 of 36 | Posted by: KAREN STEVENSON - BELTON, SC

“Deepest Sympathy to the Snapp Family. ”
16 of 36 | Posted by: DEBBIE FINE - SC

“You are a Hero R.I.P ”
17 of 36 | Posted by: Dagmar Mickles - Gaffney, SC

“Thank you for what you gave to us! ”
18 of 36 | Posted by: Garnet Vicars - SC

“Dear Cheryl, Tony, Joshua's Immediate Family and other family members, please know our love, thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time....Read More »
19 of 36 | Posted by: Margaret and Edward Champion - SC

“I want to say I am sso for your loss. I also want to thank you for him serving our country. ”
20 of 36 | Posted by: lisa murphy - Cowpens, SC

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of his loved ones. I pray God gives you the strength to go thru each day. Love and...Read More »
21 of 36 | Posted by: Brenda Tutterow Youngl - SC

“Dear Precious Joshua, I know the angels are rejoicing as they escort you in the presence of our Heavenly Father. We will miss you very much. I'M so...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: Joyce Annette Snapp - CA

“Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your soldier. We are all mothers and wives, grandmothers and sisters of members of the military....Read More »
23 of 36 | Posted by: Marilyn Miller on behalf of the Blue Star Mothers of Spartanburg - SC

“Tony, sorry for the loss of your son, thinking about you during these difficult times. from your great-great Aunt Annie England Vanzant Sam and Patti...Read More »
24 of 36 | Posted by: Sam Vanzant - Duffield, VA

“My prayers and thoughts are with each of you during this difficult time. I remember all of you "Snapp" children from Cowpens Middle School. May the...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Kaye Kesler - Spartanburg, SC

“So sorry for your loss ”
26 of 36 | Posted by: kim hill - Spartanburg, SC - none

“Tony I am so sorry for the loss of your son. You're in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you & family COMFORT & PEACE durring this sad time. Love...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Teresa Lawson - Spartanburg, SC

“Praying for the entire family during this difficult time of loss. ”
28 of 36 | Posted by: Jamie & Joe Bradley - Cowpens, SC

“A brave Soldier who served courageously for our freedom. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Blue Star Mothers of America - Houston Chapter ”
29 of 36 | Posted by: Beth Durham-Gillett - Houston, TX

“I am so very sorry for your loss. I worked with Kim for a while and she constantly talked about her children, she loved them so. To Josh's wife,...Read More »
30 of 36 | Posted by: Lora Cox - Inman, SC - frnd

“Thoughts and prayers are with the family & friends. ”
31 of 36 | Posted by: Tony Revels - Cowpens, SC

“On behalf of the Patriot Guard, we would like to offer our condolences to all the family and friends of Joshua. My the good Lord Bless you all. ...Read More »
32 of 36 | Posted by: Ricky Velez - Greer, SC

“I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family. ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: freda pettit doughty - SC

“Josh was a friend and comrade. I hope you all get through this as easily as possible. ”
34 of 36 | Posted by: Bryan Bell - Battle

“Tony, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Kim & Danny Breitenbach ”
35 of 36 | Posted by: Kim Breitenbach - Spartanburg, SC

“I can not express the sadness in my heart for your family. I pray that God will wrap his arms around each and every one of you to give you strength....Read More »
36 of 36 | Posted by: Sally Thomas O'Shields - SC

Joshua Avery Snapp, 30, of Killeen, TX and Spartanburg, SC, died Saturday, January 24, 2015. Born May 2, 1984, in Spartanburg, he was the son of Tony Paul Snapp (Cheryl) of Cowpens, SC, and the late Kimberly Dawn Cole Snapp.

Specialist Snapp was dedicated to the U. S. Army, having served two tours of duty in Afghanistan, he was a Purple Heart recipient and was honored to be awarded his CIB (Combat Infantryman Badge). A graduate of Broome High School and Spartanburg Community College (2004) he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and Tennessee football.

In addition to his father, he is survived by his wife, Kelly Crow Snapp of Spartanburg, SC; sons, Avery Colt Snapp and Wyatt Michael Snapp; brother, Jacob Snapp (Kimberly) of Cowpens, SC; sister, Jessica Sharpe (Ronnie) of Anderson, SC; nephew, Landry Sharpe; maternal grandparents, Jack and Shirley Cole; and paternal grandmother, Barbara Gilliam (Ray). He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Avery Snapp.

Also surviving are his family of "brothers in arms" who were a vital part of his life and continue to serve with honor and dignity.

Visitation will be 11:00 AM-1:45 PM Sunday, February 1, 2015, at Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel, 2075 E. Main St., Spartanburg, SC 29307. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM, at the Chapel, conducted by the Rev. Michael Boyter. Burial with military honors by the Honor Team of Fort Jackson will be in Daniel Morgan Memorial Gardens, 175 Cemetery St., Cowpens, SC 29330.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project-Donate, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or online at

The family is at the home of Mrs. Kelly Snapp.

Floyd's Greenlawn Chapel