GREENWOOD — Samuel Camillus “Sam” Reighley Sr., 70, resident of 510 Marietta Drive, husband of Faye Taylor Reighley died Thursday, March 21, 201, at his home.
Born in Laurens County, Sept. 2, 1942, he was a son of Charlotte Eugenia Senn Reighley and the late David Alan Reighley Jr. A 1960 graduate of Newberry High School, Mr. Reighley was also a 1963 graduate of S.C. Highway Patrol School. A Veteran of the South Carolina National Guard, he was retired as District Captain from the S.C. Highway Patrol where he served in Greenwood for 35 years.
A member of St. Mark United Methodist Church, Mr. Reighley was also a member of the Charles Poore Sunday school class.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 48 years of the home and his mother of Newberry are three children, Betsy Hodgin and husband John of Lexington, Samuel C. “Cal” Reighley Jr. of Irmo and Jenny Miller and husband Chris of Donalds; two grandchildren, Madeline Hodgin and Taylor Hodgin, both of Lexington; and two brothers, David Alan Reighley III and wife Mabel of Reading, Pa. and Daniel Senn Reighley and wife Michelle of Westminster. He was preceded in death by a sister, Charlotte Ann Reighley.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. from St. Mark United Methodist Church River Street Campus with Reverend Barrett Alewine officiating. Burial will follow in Oakbrook Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Gene Cooley, Randy Stevenson, Wayne Bedenbaugh, Greg Johnson, Andy Johnson, Patrick Johnson, John Hodgin and Christopher Miller.
Honorary escort will be members of the S.C. Highway Patrol Honor Guard along with all current and retired law enforcement officers.
The family will receive friends Sunday at St. Mark United Methodist Church River Street Campus from 1 p.m. until the service hour and at other times at the home.
Those desiring may make memorials to St Mark United Methodist Church Choir Fund, 550 Bypass 72 West, Greenwood, SC 29649.
For online condolences please visit www.blythfuneralhome.com.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Reighley family.