Ocean City Today

Lawrence “Larry” Eugene Snoots

Jun 29, 2017
Lawrence “Larry” Eugene Snoots

printed 06/30/2017

Ocean City

Lawrence “Larry” Eugene Snoots, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland.

Born on May 21, 1941 in Washington D.C., he was the son of the late Lawrence E. Snoots, Sr. and Margaret Snoots Powers.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Margaret Hagerhorst Snoots, and children, Teresa “Terry” C. Lanham and her husband, David, of Edmond, Oklahoma, and Lawrence “Cory” E. Snoots, III, of St. Petersburg, Florida.

Preceding him in death were two sons, Francis “Frank” X. Snoots and Richard “Rich” S. Dougherty.

Larry is survived by his sister, Kay Powers Riley and niece, Mary Kathleen “Katie” Riley of Hanover, Maryland. There are seven grandchildren, Megan Watt (Victor), Amy Akin (J.B.), Sarah White (Matt), Will Johnson, Sebrina Snoots (Dale Kersey), Christina “Kricy” Snoots, Samuel “Sam” Snoots; and six great-grandchildren, Luke Akin, Raven Akin, Travis Snoots, Jackson Rocamontes, Arya Watt and Destiny White.

Larry retired as director of logistics for Rolm - Siemens. He was a dedicated, life member of the Ocean City-Berlin Optimists. He belonged to the Communications Workers of America Union, and the Lions Club in Lanham, Maryland. He worked at Rommel Ace Hardware in Ocean City for the last 12 years.

True to his family heritage, Larry followed a strong work ethic and steady discipline throughout his life.  He was an avid sports fan and followed NASCAR, golf, college football, and his beloved home teams, the Washington Redskins and Nationals. Larry and Margaret enjoyed their weekly dinners in OC with their life-long friends.

A memorial service was held on Monday, June 26, 2017 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Deacon David McDowell officiated. In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory may be made to: the Ocean City-Berlin Optimists Club, P.O. Box 1403, Ocean Pines, Maryland 21811. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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