Al was born on October 1, 1948 in Monahans, Texas. He graduated from Abilene Christian University, The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and The Texas Tech School of Medicine. Al married Iris in 1970.
Al & Iris arrived in Lubbock in 1975 and were encouraged to be a part of Sunset by Willard and Billie Paine.
The Sneeds have two children. Nathan who lives with his wife and son in Bellingham, Washington. Drienne Kerr, who lives with her husband and three children in Chicago. Illinois.
Al served as a Deacon for 10 years and previously served as a elder for 12 years, 1991-2003.
Al is currently involved as a teacher in Adult Education and serves on the Adult Education Planning Committee. He and Iris are members of one our larger Life Groups that meets weekly, Al likes to call his Life Group a small church.
Al practiced medicine in Lubbock for 35 years before retirement. Iris sings in funerals and the Lubbock Choral.