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Notable Buffalo Soldier artist, historian, veteran Bob Snead dies at 84

Snead considered Marshall home.

MARSHALL, Texas — Bob Snead — nationally acclaimed Buffalo Soldiers-themed artist, decorated Vietnam veteran and friend to Marshall — passed away this past Saturday, in his home in Prosper after a courageous battle with advanced stage colon cancer.

He was age 84.

Snead considered Marshall home as well as it was his place of residence for a couple of years and also served as home to his daughter Karen Partee and son-in-law, former Boys & Girls Club of the Big Pines Director Bryan Partee.

In February 2019, CBS19 sat down with Snead to speak about his iconic career and life.

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Read more from CBS19's newspaper partner, the Marshall News-Messenger.