Samuel Ray “Sammy” Hall, singer, songwriter, age 67 passed away Monday, June 24, 2013 after a long battle with cancer. He has gone to Heaven to sing with the angels and to be with the Lord. Sammy traveled in the music ministry 45 years, reaching the youth of America and throughout the world, helping troubled teens and leading them to Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Ione Hall; daughter, Jamie Hall; niece, Carissa Brownlee; nephew, Jeffery Dekker.
His loving wife of 45 years: Jacki Hall
Daughters: Cori Hall, Jan Boda
Sons: Monte Hall, Brannon Hall
Granddaughter: Sabrina Hall
Grandsons: Brennen Shirley, his father and stepmother, Bo and Lindsey Shirley, Austen Boda
Sisters: Judy Tegtmeire, Bernice Torres, Voncile Dekker and husband Bob
Brother: Jimmy Hall
The family would like to extend a special thanks to his close friends, Frank Mills, David Alvey, Ralph Hamblem, Matthew Kimball and Jill Harden. A special thank you also to his band members and everyone who helped with his journey through life. He will be missed…
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105
The family will receive friends 4-6:30 PM Thursday with memorial service following at 7 PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Keeter and Rev. Paul Tedder officiating. The family has chosen cremation arranged by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)