Samuel D. Cranmore, Jr., 70, a lifelong resident of Soddy Daisy, died on Saturday, July 7, 2012.
He retired from Hamilton County Highway Department after 37 years of service and was of Church of God faith. Sam was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Sr. and Leila Penny Cranmore, brother, Bill Cranmore, David Cranmore; sister, Dorothy Bowman.
Survivors are his wife of 50 years, Sally Coffman Cranmore; son, Ricky (Vicki) Cranmore of East Brainerd; daughter, Judy (Dean) Sneed, eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, sister, Phyllis Higdon and brothers, Bobby and Ronnie Cranmore, all of Soddy-Daisy.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 9, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Jack Penney officiating. Interment will follow in Varner Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Chattanooga, P.O. Box 19269, Chattanooga, Tn. 37416.