Yanceyville, NC - It is with profound sorrow we announce the death of Mr. Samuel Lea Sr. of 886 Hwy 158 E. Yanceyville, NC, who passed away Thursday, February 28.
He was a native of Caswell County, NC the son of the late John Lenzy Lea and Estella Love Lea, born September 21,1939.
Sam as he was called by many was a member of High Rock Baptist Church and was a employee of Goodyear Tire and Rubber before retirement.
He was a veteran of the United States Army.
His survivors are wife Marjorie Gwynn Lea of the home; one son, Samuel Lea Jr. ( Janice ) of Reidsville, NC; one grandson, Savon Lea of Reidsville, NC; three brothers, Jerry Lea ( Drucilla ), Houston Lea ( Sarah ) and Kenny Lea all of Yanceyville, NC; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by a brother, John Lindsay Lea.
A viewing will be held Saturday, March 2, from 2 to 8 p.m. in the Chapel of Fulton Funeral Home.
Funeral service for Mr. Samuel Lea Sr. will be Sunday, March 3 at 4 p.m. at High Rock Baptist Church. Pastor Henry Long will deliver the words of comfort. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with military rites.
Condolences may be posted at www.fultonfuneralservices.com.
The family may be contacted at her residence.
All arrangements for Mr. Samuel Lea Sr. are entrusted to Fulton Funeral Home 219 Dillard School Dr. Yanceyville, NC.