Hoyt Lee Sampson, 90, of Troy passed away Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021, at Obion County Nursing and Rehab.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Troy United Methodist Church. Brother Judd Mowery and Brother Tom Smith will officiate.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.
White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Sampson was born on July 30, 1931, to the late John Edward and Laura Mae Sampson. He married Annie Ethel Guy on Jan. 1, 1955. She survives.
He worked for 32 years as a manager at Goodyear Service Store and then was a mail carrier at the Troy Post Office for five years. He served the United States Army in the Korean War.
He was a member at Troy United Methodist Church, an alderman for the Town of Troy for 20 years and the vice mayor of the Town of Troy for 10 years.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Sampson is survived by his son, Hoyt “Lee” Sampson Jr. and his wife, Suzanne, of Ft. Worth, Texas; his daughter, Theresa Sampson Calhoun and her husband, Mike, of Troy; six grandchildren, Chris Palmer and his wife, Allison, of Union City, Eddie Palmer of Jacksonville, Fla., Bethany Goodman and her husband, Lucas, of Hickman, Ky., Hoyt Lee Sampson III and his wife, Eva, of Albuquerque, N.M., Jacob Charles Sampson of Dallas and William Escue Sampson of Ft. Worth; six great-grandchildren, Shelby Palmer of Troy, Ella and Sophie Palmer, both of Union City, and Sailor, Brooks and Georgia Goodman, both of Hickman; and lots of nieces and nephews.
Along with Mr. Sampson’s parents, he was preceded in death by his in-laws, Ernest and Ethel Guy; five sisters, Marie Weatherly, Bea Click, Otie Burgett, Cammie Ross and Louise Bradshaw; two brothers, William and Chester Sampson; and seven brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
The family request that memorials be made to Troy United Methodist Church or donor’s choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.