In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Judes Children's Hospital and left at the funeral home.
Douglas Howard Snow, age 69, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away at his home on Friday evening, February 16, 2018. He was born December 13, 1948, at Lubbock, Texas, son of Evelyn (Hughes) and Timothy Snow. He graduated from high school in Lubbock, Texas, and graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in computer science.
Doug married Linda Howe on February 24, 1994, in Seward, Nebraska. They would have been married 24 years. They enjoyed spending time with their children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; singing and playing music together, dancing through the house, looking at the stars, photographing wildlife and landscapes, fishing, and riding the motorcycle Doug built. Doug especially enjoyed remodeling their home to make it a castle for Linda. Doug was a gifted painter and enjoyed giving paintings to friends and loved ones throughout his life.
Doug served with the Army during the Vietnam conflict. After serving, he worked as a commercial diver, did some bull riding at various rodeos throughout Texas and the Southwest, and then he worked as a welder-pipe fitter. He met Linda when he moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, and they married shortly thereafter. In 2011, they moved to El Dorado Springs, Missouri.
Survivors include their six children: Sienna Jacobsen of Spokane, WA; Valerie and husband Mark Ellis of McCool Junction, NE; Marilyn Alder of Lincoln, NE; Richard and wife Tracy Smith of Waterloo, IL; Michelle and husband Bill Butters of Beaufort, SC; Paula and husband Raymond Lawrason of Killeen, TX; and a brother, Mark Dempsey of Kemah, TX; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Preceding Doug in death were his parents; brothers: Ronnie Webster, Steve Snow, and David Snow; sister, Lenora Hance; and Evette R. Kaveski Snow (Sienna Jacobsen's mother).
Memorial services for Douglas Snow will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Chapel with Craig Johnson officiating. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.