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John Hilliard ("Jack") Snouffer

John Hilliard ("Jack") Snouffer

Male 1931 - 2006  (74 years)

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  • Name John Hilliard ("Jack") Snouffer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Nickname Jack 
    Born 15 Sep 1931  Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military Service U.S. Army - Korea 
    Occupation Communications - Telephone Co.  
    Died 9 Apr 2006  Gaithersburg, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried 13 Apr 2006  Laytonsville Cem, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I1202  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Father George Benjamin Snouffer,   b. 5 Feb 1903, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1984, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Nellie I. Ray,   b. 29 Apr 1905, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1985, Olney, Montgomery Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1923  Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Family ID F400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Flora Delma Shry,   b. 6 Aug 1932 
    Divorced 1977 
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F1369  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dorothy Jean Hoffman,   b. 23 Aug 1932, Frederick, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 2020  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 1977  [6
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    John Hilliard Snouffer
    John Hilliard Snouffer
    Courtesy of Charlotte Harper Layton

  • Notes 
    • Funeral notice, The Post [Frederick, MD], p. A-5 (9 Jun 1966):
      "Funeral services for Roy Linwood Talbott who died at the Frederick Memorial Hospital on Monday [6 Jun] were held ... on Wednesday morning [8 Jun] at 11 o'clock....
      "Pallbearers were: ... Jack Snouffer, ***."

      The News [Frederick, MD], p. D-1 (31 Aug 1977), reported a long list of recent court filings, including: "John Hilliard Snouffer versus Fiora Delma Snouffer, bill of complaint for an absolute divorce."

      According to his father's obituary, Jack was living in Etchison, MD, in 1984. The Post [Frederick, MD], p. A-4 (24 Aug 1984). His mother's obituary stated the same information. The Journal (28 May 1985).

      The Post [Frederick, MD], p. D-6 (13 Jul 1985):
      "ESTATE AUCTION, Real Estate and Contents, Saturday, July 20, 1985 *** Selling the complete undisturbed household of over 50 years belonging to the Estate of Nellie I. Snouffer. *** [Personal and real property described] Open House -- Sunday, July 14, noon to 4 p.m., Inspection any other time by calling the Auctioneer or John H. (Jack) Snouffer, Personal Representative...."

      Letter to the editor, The Frederick [MD] Post, p. A-6 (29 Mar 1993):
      "In response to 'What about special heterosexual treatment' published Tuesday, Feb. 23:
      "First let me begin by clearing up a very cheap and ignorant statement by John Patrone; quote 'filthy heterosexuals.' Apparently he is not aware of the real meaning of filth.
      "If he and his type think they are the greatest for serving in the military, then why did they hide and only come out at night or at very secret times to do their thing? Evidently they knew it was wrong and not accepted and would not be tolerated by us normal people (heterosexuals), and just for the record I served in the U.S. Army and only heard of one homosexual of [sic] an outfit of 500 men. Why, if you all are so proud of what you were then and are now, did you not come forth then (early '50s) instead of now when you have the U.S. government behind you? Cowards.
      "Next let me comment on his phrase 'freaks of nature' (meaning us heterosexuals). I think Mr. Patrone should take time to look up freak in the dictionary.... And while you are at it also look up the word queer, then you tell me who is right....
      "Let me finish by challenging the statement, 'I certainly don't want my children to learn of these people's practices and behavior.' ... Where did he get his children from, since he is not heterosexual and does not believe in heterosexuality?
      "Instead of putting the shoe on the other foot as he expressed, I think he should put it in his mouth instead.
      "Jack Snouffer, Gaithersburg"

      Jack H. Snouffer was a pall-bearer at the funeral of Mrs. Margaret Jamison, 13 April 1997, at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick. The Frederick [MD] News, p. A-5 (19 Apr 1997).

      Obituary for Jack's brother, The Pendleton [WV] Times, (17 Feb 2005):
      "George W. Snouffer, 78, of Upper Tract died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at his home.
      "*** Survivors include his wife ***; three brothers, John "Jack" Snouffer of Laytonsville, MD, Stanley Snouffer of Gaithersburg, MD and Robert Snouffer of Woodfield, MD; two grandchildren and on great-grandson.***" Pendleton Times Obits, 17 Feb 2005; (accessed Sep 2005).

      According to the Social Security Death Index, John H. Snouffer (SSN 214-28-3802; issued in Maryland) was born 15 Sep 1931 and died 9 Apr 2006, while living in Gaithersburg, Montgomery Cnty, MD.

      Obituary, The Frederick [MD] News-Post (11 Apr 2006):
      "Mr. John H. 'Jack' Snouffer, 74, died Sunday, April 9, 2006 at his home on Laytonsville Road, Gaithersburg. He was the beloved husband and friend of Dorothy J. Snouffer, his wife of 29 years.
      "Born September 15, 1931 in Montgomery County, Maryland, he was a son of the late George Benjamin and Nellie Ray Snouffer.
      "Jack was a retired telephone company employee, working for the C & P Telephone for 32 years. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany from 1952-54. He was an avid outdoorsman -- loved hunting and gardening.
      "Surviving besides his wife are three step-children, Steve Baggett of Frederick, Shelly Marken of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Scott Baggett of Newtown, Conn.; five grandchildren; two brothers, Stanley Ray Snouffer and Robert Franklin Snouffer; and numerous nieces and nephews.
      "Mr. Snouffer was preceded in death by two brothers, Warner Snouffer and Charles Snouffer.
      " *** Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 13.... Interment Laytonsville Cemetery." See: (accessed 16 Jul 2006).

  • Sources 
    1. [S144] Ray Snouffer|, Ray Snouffer, "Reports" : Summer, 2000, (Stanley Ray Snouffer, Jr., 640 Security Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21740).

    2. [S40] Obituary, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Father's obit).

    3. [S145] MD, Montgomery Cnty Journal |, Anonymous, "Obituary," The Journal, (The Journal, Montgomery Cnty, MD), (28 May 1985).

    4. [S798] Veterans' Burials|, United States Dep't of Veterans Affairs, Nationwide Gravesite Locator, ( ).

    5. [S40] Obituary, Anonymous, "Obituary", (11 Apr 2006).

    6. [S40] Obituary, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Jack H. Snouffer; 11 Apr 2006).