3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday, May 22, 2022
Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home
221 Broad Street
Sumter, South Carolina, United States
Obituary of Sammy R. Therrell
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Sammy R. Therrell, 91, died Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Prisma Health Richland Hospital in Columbia. Born in Waxhaw, NC, he was a son of the late William S. Therrell and Bobby Haywood Therrell. Mr. Therrell was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. He was a retired U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sergeant with 26 years of service. He was a veteran of Korea and Vietnam and his service also included tours of duty in Germany, England, Japan and Australia. He was a recipient of numerous medals and honors including the Bronze Star. In addition, he was a 32nd degree Mason and was also a Shriner. He was a past member of Riverside Hunt Club, Lynchburg Outdoorsman, Sunset Country Club, and the Sumter Elks Club. He was a life member of American Legion Post 15 and the VFW. Surviving is one brother, Bobby G. Therrell (Sandra) of Sumter and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Keistler and a brother, William R. Therrell. The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice Care, his neighbors, and his friends for all of their love and care. Graveside services will be held at 2 P.M. Monday in the Sharon Memorial Park Cemetery in Charlotte, NC with Rev. Ron Bower officiating with full military honors to follow. The family will receive friends from 3:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Sunday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or to Bonds Grove United Methodist Church, 8215 Bonds Grove Church Road, Waxhaw, NC 28173. On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.