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Garnett Michael Snapp

September 2, 1953 — July 1, 2021

Garnett Michael Snapp, 67, of Taylorville, passed away at 6:33pm on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Decatur Memorial Hospital. He was born on September 2, 1953 in Carlisle, Kentucky, the son of Marvin and Mildred (Morris) Snapp. Garnett worked for many years as an over-the-road truck driver. He delivered newspapers for the Breeze-Courier and always enjoyed taking on new routes and visiting with his customers that he delivered to. In his free time, he enjoyed playing cards and BINGO and hanging out with his friends at Hershey Towers. He had an interest in crafts, especially creating potholders. He loved animals, especially his faithful companion, Zeke.

He is survived by his son: Robert Snapp (Tracy) of Taylorville; grandchildren: Skylar Snapp, Makalia Snapp, Michael Snapp (Lainey Sides), Bridgette Snapp (Dante Brown), and Holly Snapp; great grandchildren: Troy Smith Jr., Rhett Smith, Blaze Sides, Izabella Sides, Aralynn Sides, Cruz Snapp, Bennette Snapp, Addalynn Brown, and Camrynn Brown; sister: Gayle Myers of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin; previous wife: Denise Snapp; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sib- lings: Kenny Snapp and Patsy Malone.

Mr. Snapp will be cremated, and the family will host a celebration of life at a later date. McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements. Memories of Garnett, or condolences to his family, may be shared online at

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