Samuel Ross Sexton, age 81, of Rocky Face, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Erlanger Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Willie Frances Sexton; parents, Doyle and Pearl Sexton; brother, Charles Everett Sexton.
Survivors include his loving wife of 12 years, Patsy Collins Sexton of Rocky Face; step-daughter and son-in-law, LaDonna and Damon Bennett of Nashville, GA; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery Ross and Charlotte Sexton of Dungannon, VA and Jason and Johona Sexton of Marion, NC; step-son and wife, Don and Barbara Ellis of Rocky Face; brothers and sisters-in-law, Hascue and Juanita Sexton of Fort Blackmore, VA and Michael Allen and Kathy Sexton of Ringgold; 3 grandchildren, Jessy Ross Sexton, Amanda Hilliard and Casey Joe Sexton; 7 step-grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren, Emmalie and Grayson Sexton and Carter Hilliard; nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service will be held Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Westside Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Buster Fox officiating. Burial will be in Whites Cemetery in Villanow.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
You may leave the family a message or light a memorial candle on the tribute wall at www.julianpeeples.com
Funeral arrangements are by Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face. For more information, call 706-272-9777.
Published on October 10, 2017