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 08, 2018
    Martha and Wayne Rogers lit a candle:
    Lit since September 8, 2018 at 9:38:44 PM

  • September 07, 2018
    Alton Connor says:
    Debbie, Sandy and family ~ I remember you girls well from those days at Town and Country Gift Shop and your Dad. My heart goes out to each of you in your time of loss. Find comfort in knowing he is with the Lord and you will see him again one day! Love, prayers and deepest sympathy ~ Alton

  • September 07, 2018
    Lynn Lance says:
    Sandy and Family, We are so sorry to hear of your father’s passing. May God give you all comfort during this difficult time. Chris and Lynn Lance

  • September 07, 2018
    Doris Jones Hudson says:
    So sorry for your loss may God bless you and your children I haven’t forgotten you

  • September 07, 2018
    Patricia von Glahn says:
    I did not know Samuel, but I know he was adored by his family! Loving and happy memories, may his family be filled with God's Grace and Love! Heaven Rejoices.