Apr 112014

Charley Sam Sr. passed away on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Dilkon. Funeral services were held April 8 at New Life Ministries Church in Castle Butte. Interment followed in Dilkon Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were LeMar Sam, Maurice Sam, Ronald Peters Sr., Jeremiah Salt, Jeremy Salt and Doug Spahe.
He was born on Sept. 17, 1934, to Hosteen and Nezbah Sam in Keams Canyon. He attended five years at Special Sherman Institute.
His hobbies were riding horses, playing basketball, being a mechanic and always working on vehicles, but most of all attending to his grandkids.
Survivors include his wife, Rose Joey Sam; five loving kids, Marcella Sam of Glendale, Priscilla Duncan of Phoenix, and Michael Sam, Alonzo Sam and Charley Sam Jr., all of Dilcon; 18 grandkids; and 23 great-grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Ernie Sam and Ronald Sam; and his daughter, Phyllis Sam.
Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.Charley Sam