Steven Richard Snell


Steven Richard Snell passed away May 9th, 2022.

Steven Richard Snell, 76, of Cottage Grove Oregon passed away surrounded by family at his home in Oakridge on May 9th, 2022. He was born in Cottage Grove on July 6th, 1945 to parents Bill and Edna (Cherry) Snell.

Steve was a friend to all. After graduating Cottage Grove High School in 1963, he spent his career in the woods of Oregon and Alaska as a log truck driver. If he wasn't out camping and hunting with friends and family you could find him washing and polishing his truck. Its been said he had the cleanest truck on the road.

He is survived by his first wife Karen (Aanrud) McCrea of Cottage Grove, their two daughters, Karla (Chris Clark) Snell, of Cottage Grove and Sara (Steve) Tacker of Springfield; his second wife Diana (Wiles) Snell of Cottage Grove and their daughter Lacey (Ken) Geyer of Elkton; 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his third wife Melody Snell and step son Shane O'Brien, and survived by his step daughters Reva Archer of Reno Nevada, and Scottina Marino of Oakridge.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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