Rory D. Sams, 68, of Lexington, KY passed away on Thursday, July 29, 2021 in Lexington. Born on June 16, 1953 in Lexington to the late F.E. and Mary Ruth Sams. Rory graduated from University of Kentucky with a degree in Civil Engineering. He was a Vietnam Veteran, serving with the United States Marines. He loved serving in the U.S. Marines and enjoyed riding Harley-Davidson Motorcycles.
Survivors include one son, Justin Sams of Georgetown, KY and one daughter, Alicen Osborne of Lexington, KY; one brother, Brian Sams (Tammy); two grandsons, Tyler Sams and Tanner Sams; nieces and nephews, Sarah Martin, Rebekah Sams, Josh Sams and several granddogs.
He was preceded in death by his parents, F.E. and Mary Ruth Sams; and one brother, Kerry Sams.
A one-day service has been scheduled for Monday, August 2, 2021 at Spurlin Funeral Home in Stanford, KY. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. followed immediately by the funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Burial will follow at a private family cemetery in Stanford, KY.
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