Maurice Paterson Sneller Jr.

Published 3:05 pm Thursday, March 11, 2021

Maurice Paterson Sneller Jr., 95 of Farmville, passed away March 6 at The Woodland.

He was a retired history professor at Longwood University from 1960-2000. During Dr. Sneller’s 40-year tenure, he strove to offer a challenging and provocative view of history whether the focus was American, European or Asian. He was a master woodcarver, tailor, avid hiker and naturalist and world traveler.

Dr. Sneller is survived by a niece and nephew. A private burial will take place in Roanoke at a later date.

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