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SAMMY LEE WEATHERSPOON

November 23, 1950 ~ January 16, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

SAMMY WEATHERSPOON Obituary

SAMMY L. WEATHERSPOON, OF AVON PARK, FLORIDA PASSED AWAY ON JANUARY 16, 2023. HE WAS BORN ON NOVEMBER 23, 1950, IN TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA. SAMMY WAS THE SON OF GEORGE AND ESSIE MAE PARISH WEATHERSPOON. HE WAS APOSTOLIC.

 

SAMMY GROWING UP ATTENDED THE SCHOOLS IN AVON PARK. HE WORKED FOR MANY YEARS AS A SEASONAL WORKER BEFORE RETIRING. 

HIS FAMILY SAID SAMMY LOVED TO EAT "ALL FOODS!". THEY SAID HE WOULD BE OFFERED A PLATE OF FOOD AND HIS REPSONSE WOULD BE AFTER TASTING IT, " THIS DON'T TASTE LIKE NOTHING!" THEN, AFTER AWHILE HE WOULD CONTINUE TO EAT IT AND RESPOND, " THIS IS TASTING BETTER" OR SOMEONE DECIDED THEY WASN'T GOING TO EAT ALL THEIR FOOD, SAMMY WOULD RESPOND GIVE IT TO ME. "I'LL EAT IT SINCE YOU WAS GOING TO THROW IT AWAY ANYWAY!" HE WAS ALSO DESCRIBED BY HIS NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOR AS "THE BEST NEIGHBOR" THAT ANYONE COULD HAVE. IF ANYTHING NEEDED TO DONE OR FIXED SAMMY WOULD IT.

IRONICALLY SAMMY PASSED AWAY EIGHT HOURS AFTER HIS BEST FRIEND AND NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOR, JUNIOR ISHMAEL.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE MARGARET, WHOM HE MARRIED ON APRIL 19, 2002; HIS CHILDREN, TORRIN WESTHERSPOON (STACEY), ANTHONY LOVE, DWIGHT HANKERSON, SONIA HILL, ROMUDA ANCRUM (GENO), LATOYA SHOLTZ (STEVE), AKOSUE JACKSON, SHAKILA JACKSON, AND SAMMY WEATHERSPOON, JR.; SIBLINGS, EDNA PICKETT, ANNA WILLIAMS (SYLVESTER), WENDY WEATHERSPOON, MARY JO WEATHERSPOON, AND RICHARD WEATHERSPOON; SPECIAL NIECE, THAT HE WOULD JOKING CALL HER HIS DAUGHTER/SISTER, LAURA WEATHERSPOON; AND SPECIAL FRIEND, JOSEPH "STOMP JOE" JOHNSON.

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January 28, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH OF AVON PARK
214 GEESE STREET
AVON PARK, FL 33825

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