Samuel R. Sosebee

August 21, 1933 - September 5, 2018
Samuel R. Sosebee

Samuel R. Sosebee, 85, of Hendersonville went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

A native of White County, GA, he was the son of the late Ross and Fannie Mae Freeman Sosebee.

Samuel moved to Hendersonville with his family at the age of 11 and graduated from the Flat Rock High School in 1951. He was a dairy farmer for 31 years then later worked at Francis and Wright, Inc., Rose’s Dept. Store, and Piggy’s.

He was a member and Deacon at Main Street Baptist Church and a choir director at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church for many years. He and his wife, Helen, were 4-H Club Leaders for the Crab Creek Community.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Helen Moore Sosebee; daughters, Sandy Stepp (Terry), Debbie Bennett (Glenn) and Annette Ward; grandchildren, Kye Stepp (Kelli), Tara Bolman (Trey), Jennifer Picher (Jon), Stefanie Sigmon (Stephen), and Heath Ward (Andrea); 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Sosebee Gasperson (Henry); and many other relatives.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Sunday, September 9 in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607 or Four Seasons Compassion for Life Foundation, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Sunday, September 9, 2018
2:00 PM

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Sunday, September 9, 2018

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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  • September 09, 2018
    Sherri Freeman says:
    Dear Helen and family, so sorry to hear of your loss.Samuel gave it a good long fight but the Lord called him home.My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sherri (jimmys wife)Please tell Barbara I'm praying for her love you each

  • September 09, 2018
    Heidi Morgan Russell says:
    Your father was so sweet and your mother is precious. We are so sorry for your loss. Debbie Bennett please know you and your family are in our prayers. Heidi Morgan Russell and Richard Campbell King

  • September 09, 2018
    Sheri Pruitt Osteen says:
    Annette and all the precious Sosebee family! You were so kind and loving to me growing up. Your Dad was special as are all of you. My prayers are with you

  • September 08, 2018
    Chip, Susan, Luc, and Logan Allgood says:
    Sandi, Terri, and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Praying for peace and comfort for each of you.

  • September 07, 2018
    Sandra Moreno lit a candle:
    Lit since September 7, 2018 at 9:07:45 PM