Willis Earl Snell, 87 years old, of Kelly Hill Road in Stockton, N.Y. passed away surrounded by his loving family on Sun-day afternoon Dec. 30, 2012 at Brooks Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Willis was born in Stockton, N.Y. on July 10, 1925, the son of the late William and Mabel Blodgett Snell. He lived in the Stockton area all of his life. Willis had been a self-employed dairy farmer in Stockton his entire life and was currently retired. He also was employed for many years as a custodian for the Brocton Central School District. He was a member of the Stockton Community Church and a member of the Stockton Grange and Farm Bureau. Among the many things that Willis thoroughly enjoyed was cutting timber, reading and baking.