Casey Eugene Sams

Published 12:08 pm Friday, June 3, 2022

Casey Eugene Sams, 77 of Pamplin, passed away on May 26, at Appomattox Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was the husband of Fay Dickerson Sams.

Born in Johnston City, Tennessee, on March 15, 1945, he was the son of the late Fred Lee Sams and Martha Jones Sams. He served in the Army National Guard and for 44 years safely transported many children as a school bus driver for Appomattox County Schools. Eugene was a lifetime farmer and loved working his land and tending his cattle. In his past time, he enjoyed drag racing, truck and tractor pulls, NASCAR and watching old westerns.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Chris Sams and wife, Donna of Spout Spring, and Jason Sams of Pamplin; one daughter, Shannon Sams of Pamplin and fiancé, Kenneth Dix of Keysville; eight grandchildren, Kayla Sams Elliott and husband, Tyler, Madison Sams, Skylar Sams, Cody Sams and wife, Elizabeth, Andrew Sams and fiancée, Christina Warren, Leighla Sams, Wyatt Sams and Dani Kasey-Kay Sams; eight great-grandchildren, Dawson, Dagen, Saylor, Kenzlee, Nolan, Jackson, Willow and Tatum-Jo; one sister, Freda S. Franklin Newman of Cumberland; two sisters-in-law, Judy P. Sams of Cumberland and Ann Williams and husband, Mike of Richmond and his special companion, “Scooter”.

He was preceded in death by a grandchild, Tatum M. Sams; a brother, Coy Roland “Buddy” Sams and a sister, Eleanor S. Godsey.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m., Monday, June 6, at Robinson Funeral Home officiated by Pastor David Sexton.

The family will receive friends following the service at Robinson Funeral Home until 6 p.m.

Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfuneral.com.