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Monday, October 1, 2018

Sammy E. Floyd Sr.

Sammy Edward Floyd Sr., age 85, died Wednesday, September 26, 2018 in the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville.
He was born in Bladen County to Earl Gillespie Floyd and Rossie Louise Buffkin Floyd.  In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a sister, June Floyd Woronchuk.
He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp. His career included working for Duke Power Company in Charlotte and for the Beasley Media Group in 1976. He continued working until his death.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Flowers Floyd; two sons, Sammy E. Floyd Jr. of Fayetteville,  and Gregory W. Floyd of Raleigh; a daughter, Helen E. Winter (Ray) of Raleigh; two brothers, Ronnie Floyd of Raeford and Billy Earl Floyd (Lib) of Wallace; two granddaughters, Koren N. Hillard (Sean) and Michelle L. Winter; a great-granddaughter, Madison Grace Hillard; and dearly loved nieces and nephews.  
A graveside service was held at Raeford Cemetery on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Brian Wingo officiating. 
In lieu of flowers his desire to help his fellow man was apparent in requesting memorials to be made to The American Red Cross, PO Box 97089, Washington, DC  20090.  In the memo line of your check please write Hurricane Florence Relief. 
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