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Obituaries » Willis P. “Buddy” Snoots

Willis Paul “Buddy” Snoots, 83, of Madison, passed away April 2, 2021, in Richmond.

He was born on January 4, 1938, to the late Paul John Snoots and Virginia Gay Wilson Snoots.

He was a former member of the Arlington County Fire Department followed by a career as a dairy farmer in Prince William County. He retired as a Fauquier County sheriff’s deputy, whose tenure included leading the DARE program, and later volunteered with the Madison County court system. Mr. Snoots was a member of the first class enshrined in the Virginia DARE Association Hall of Fame.

He is survived by his children, William “Wes” Snoots and wife Ana of Haymarket, Amy L. Brown and husband Edward of West Palm Beach, Fla. and Darin W. Snoots and wife Terri of Nokesville; his special companion, Barbara Kitchen Dyer of Criglersville; his brother, John D. Snoots of Winchester; his sisters, Clesta L. Rhodes and Gladys “Cookie” Virginia Walport, both of Winchester; six grandchildren, Joshua Snoots, Sarah Lawson and husband Zach, Taylor Snoots and wife Rachel, Emily Charland -Snoots, Zayden Snoots and Davis Snoots; his great-grandchildren, Zoe Lawson, Skylyn Charland-Snoots, Melina Snoots and Mina Lawson; five nieces, and three nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, Ralph L. Snoots.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 10, at Preddy Funeral Home Chapel in Madison. The family will receive friends one hour before the service, from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will take place at a later date at National Memorial Park in Falls Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Madison County Volunteer Fire Company, P. O. Box 255, Madison, Va. 22727 or Madison County Volunteer Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 868, Madison, Va. 22727.

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