Sam B. Sherrill, 90, of Madison, passed away on September 1, 2018 at the Veterans Home in Kosciusko, MS.
He was the son of Samuel and Flossie Sherrill and was born in Memphis, TN. He joined the US Navy at the end of WWII and worked until retirement in the public sector as a Radio Announcer for PRM. During his career as a Public Radio Announcer, Sam had his own evening show from 1988 to 1995 and returned to host a Saturday night Jazz program. He was a member of the Screen Actors Guild and was in several movies filmed in Mississippi. He was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church.
Sam is survived by his loving spouse of 55 years, Mamie Sherrill; daughters, Carol Leslie Jones and Amy Elizabeth Moon; sons, Sam B. Sherrill, Jr. and Joel Lindsey Sherrill; 10 grandchildren, William Moon, III, Bryce Moon, Riley Moon, Sam B. Sherrill, III, Seth Sherrill, Christian Sherrill-Jordan, Saige Sherrill, Jack Sherrill, Allyson Byrd and Daniel Jones; 3 great granddaughters and 2 great grandsons.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Natchez Trace Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 2:00pm in the chapel. Interment will be in Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donation to Ridgecrest Baptist Church 7469 Old Canton Road Madison, MS 39110.
You may see some of Sam's acting credits on his IMBd page: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0792691/