Sammy Felker

Obituary of Sammy Earl Felker

Sammy Earl Felker, 90, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2023. A veteran of the Army National Guard, Sammy was born January 10, 1933, to the late Sam and Edna Williams Felker in Corinth, Mississippi. A 1952 graduate of Corinth High School, Sammy was a natural athlete, playing football, baseball, and basketball for his beloved Warriors. He would continue his education at the University of Arizona, graduating in 1969 then starting his career with the Federal Highway Administration where he would continue to work until his retirement in 1997. Sammy enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends, fishing, and going to Senior Citizen’s Homes.  

He is survived by his children, Joan (Michael) Thornton of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, and Dr John (Fergal) Felker of New Buffalo, Michigan; a sister-in-law, Mary Jane Felker of Brownsville, TN; a brother, Sydney Felker; grandchildren, Mattie (Quentin) Gayhart Kasinger, and Timothy (Elizabeth) Felker; and a great grandchild, Sebastian Felker.  

In addition to his parents, Sam and Edna Williams Felker, Sammy was preceded in death by his first wife and mother of his children, Marilyn Rasch Felker; second wife, Elizabeth Robinson Felker, a sister, Ann Jensen and brothers, Jewel “Babe” Felker and Billy Dan Felker.  

A Funeral Service will be held 12:00pm on Friday, January 5, 2024, at Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Rd, Frankfort, KY. Visitation will be from 10:00am until the time of service on Friday, at the funeral home. Additional services will be held at McPeters Funeral Directors in Corinth, MS with burial to follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at a later date. Larry Paige, Steven Warfield, Quentin Gayhart Kasinger, Terry Chism, Bill Whitaker, Linda and Ross Bishop, and his special friends who preceded him in death, Jim Conley and John Estill will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.  

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorial Contributions to Betty J. Martin L.I.F.E. House for Animals, 14 Fido Ct, Frankfort, KY 40601. 

 

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Friday
5
January

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, January 5, 2024
Clark Legacy Center - Versailles Rd
3000 Versailles Rd
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
5026958811
Friday
5
January

Funeral Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday, January 5, 2024
Clark Legacy Center - Versailles Rd
3000 Versailles Rd
Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
5026958811
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