Samuel “Sam” Litton, Sr., 82, of Meadowview, Va., went to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 2, 2019.
Sam was an Air Force Veteran and a member of Palestine Baptist Church. He built houses for most of his life, retiring to become the best blueberry farmer around. In his younger days he loved to deep sea fish and was known to play a mean game of Rook.
He will be forever in our hearts.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oakie and Eugene Litton.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Bettie; two children, Sam Jr. and wife Cristal; and Sandy; four grandchildren, Jocelyn Woods, Austin Litton, Casey Litton and Sam Pierce; step grandson, Cody Perrigan; great granddaughter, Paisley Litton; step great grandson, Ryder Perrigan; brother, Billy; and sisters, Betsy Orfield, Lou Roland and husband Sonny; several nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be from 5 to 6:45 p.m., Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in the Frost Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 7 p.m. in the chapel with Pastor Stephen Richardson officiating. A committal service with military honors by the Highlands Veterans Honor Guard and the United States Air Force will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday at Rosedale Baptist Church Cemetery. Those attending are asked to gather at the cemetery by 10:45 a.m.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to our local disabled veterans in his memory.
Frost Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Abingdon, Va is honored to serve the family of Mr. Litton.