Bobby Gene Sams, 76 years, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2010, at his residence.
Services for Mr. Sams will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2010 at Harrod Brothers Memorial Chapel. Rev. David Smith will officiate. Burial with Military Honors will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Woodford County. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Masonic Services at 7:00 p.m.
A native of Franklin County, he was born November 6, 1933. He served in the United States Air Force. Mr. Sams worked for many years as a sales associate for Sunset Memorial Gardens. He was a member of Hiram Lodge #4.
He is survived by his loving wife, Lida Ann Wash Sams; sons, Scotty Sams (Irene), Steve Sams (Cathy), Garland Sams (Cindy), Bruce Sams, James Sams (Ashley), Darrell Barbee; daughters, Donna Smith (Claud), Linda Taulbee, Tammie Sams, Janet White, Jody Sutherland (Jason); twenty-one grandchildren; and his loving caregivers, Bobby and Lola Burke and Gypsy Sams.
Mr. Sams was the son of the late Alexander and Linda Locker Sams and was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles Sams and Alex Jr. Sams; his sister, Edna Pollard and a grandson, Russell Dale Stephenson.
Bearers will be Bobby Burke, Lindsey Smith, Jay Sams, Jason Sutherland, Gary Taulbee and Ed Conway.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 208 Steele Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.
Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home Inc.