Michael J. Snook

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Michael J. Snook

October 09, 1968 - January 07, 2019

Michael J. Snook Michael J. Snook, 50, Walton, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Memorial Hospital, Logansport. He was born Oct. 9, 1968, in Peru, Indiana (Grissom Air Force Base) to Wilbur and Doris (Sparks) Snook. Michael married Missy Thomas on June 22, 1996, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and she survives.
Michael was employed with Taylor School Corp. in Kokomo, where he taught as a middle school math teacher. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, target practice and "Treasure Hunting." Michael was very passionate about being a good father to his son and he was also very passionate about being a good teacher to his students at Taylor.
Surviving family include his wife, Missy Snook, Walton; son, Jacob Snook, Walton; sister, Lori (Estel) Vandergriff, Fort Wayne; mother- and father-in-law, Rose and Tom Robertson, Kokomo; sister-in-law, Angela (Brent) Small, Greentown; nephew, Brock Small, Greentown; and his precious fur babies, Gigi, Buddy, Ruby, Oliver and Simon. Michael is also survived by many other friends and family members.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Chuck Williams, and father-in-law, Robert Thomas.
A celebration of life will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, with the Rev. Bill Collins officiating. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home prior to a time of remembering Michael.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity for animals. It was also Michael's wish for every father to spend as much time with their children as possible. Arrangements have been entrusted to Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 9, 2019
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9 posts

Ricki
Feb 18, 2019
I'm so heartbroken and still think of him everyday. He was the best teacher I could ask for our new teacher or any other can't replace him.
Mrs. Artrip
Jan 11, 2019
Mike,

I really miss our get togethers we shared back in the day. I’m still in shock and wish the best for your family and friends in this difficult time.
Vickie Wise
Jan 11, 2019
So sad about Mike. It was always nice hearing his stories at school (LMS), hearing his laugh, and seeing his smile. I'm so glad to have seen him at the basketball game last Friday. Missy and Jacob, hugs for you both.
Michael Morr
Jan 11, 2019
I worked a short time with Mike, and he was very passionate about his work, not to mention he was great at finding things positive about every person. I am very happy to have met and made a friendship with him. He will be missed.
Gary Dawson
Jan 10, 2019
I had several classes with him at IUK and considered him a great friend. I remember before he was going into student teaching we met up and talked over stuff. He was a great man that taught me a lot.
Samantha Hartwich Cavill
Jan 10, 2019
My heart breaks for you all.. family and friends. He was such a good guy and so many fun childhood memories at the Snook home. Love and peace to you all. I am sorry I won't be able to make the trip up tomorrow but will be there in spirit!
Mary Lou and Dave Hults
Jan 10, 2019
Your sorrow is our sorrow. We pray for strength and comfort in your family, friends and the wonderful memories you made together.
Tira Smith
Jan 10, 2019
A dear, dear friend will be greatly missed! Missy and Jacob, words cannot express how heartbroken I am for you both. The world lost an amazing friend, teacher, and person Monday. Mike and I spent nearly every lunch break together during the time we worked at LMS. We were always bickering, venting, laughing and talking with each other about everything and anything.
Cathy Barr
Jan 09, 2019
So very to hear of Mike's passing. He was a great father! We very much enjoyed spending time with him following our boys' journeys in band. Keeping you and Jacob in our thoughts and prayers. The Barr family