Obit: Samuel Locey

Obit: Samuel Locey

February 18th, 2011 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Rev. Sr.Rev. Samuel "Sam" Lee Locey Sr., 67, of Chattanooga, departed this life Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011.He was born in Russell, Ky., to the late Dennis Locey and Lois Robinson.Sam served his country in the U.S. Navy, and retired from Roper Corporation of Chattanooga, and he was a member of Old Fort Baptist Church in Fort Oglethorpe.Survivors include his loving wife of 24 years, Beatrice Locey, of Chattanooga; children, Sam (Becky) Locey Jr., of Proctorville, Ohio, Randy (Debra) Thomison, Lynette Tucker, both of Chattanooga; brother, Ray (Sandy) Locey, of Flat Wood, Ky.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; special pet, Mattie; and several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, in the chapel with the Rev. W.L. Galloway officiating.Interment will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.Family will receive friends after 3 p.m. today, and prior to the service Saturday.In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Hospice of Chattanooga, and St. Judes Childrens Hospital.Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson and Sons Funeral Home, Fort Oglethorpe.