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Dickie Sam

February 17, 1967 — August 9, 2019


Dickie Ray Sam, the son of Littlejohn and Mary Ella Sam, was born on February 17, 1967 in Stilwell, Oklahoma and departed this life to be with our Lord & Savior on Friday, August 9, 2019 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 52 years and 6 months.

He married the love of his life, Grindelia Vizuet, on December 18, 1998.  Dickie loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.  He loved to watch football.  He played in All-State Football games for Cave Springs as a nose-guard.  Dickie never met a stranger.  He had many friends.  He was a graduate of Cave Springs High School Class of 1989.

Dickie gave his life to the Lord at an early age at Chuculate Baptist Church.  He enjoyed watching his children grow into adults.  He loved telling stories and joking around.  Dickie worked at Tyson Foods before his health failed him.  He will be dearly remembered by all.

Dickie was preceded in death by his parents: Littlejohn and Mary Ella (Livers) Sam, sister: Laura Faye Sam.

A loving and devoted family survives him.  They include his wife: Grindelia Sam, children: Dulce Sam, Marie Sam and David Sam, all of the home near Stilwell, OK, brothers: Larry Livers and companion Margie Bolin of Stilwell, Rickie Sam and wife Shelley of Stilwell, sisters: Vicki Pettit and husband Wilson of Sallisaw, OK, Ella Pettit and husband Bill of Stilwell, Tammie Pettit and husband Bob of Bunch, OK, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.


1:00 p.m., Thursday, August 15, 2019

Roberts/Reed-Culver Chapel


Bro. Jim Sanders

Bro. Terry Mays


Amazing Grace

Go Rest High

By The Pettit Boys

Sweet Beulah Land

Ross Wolfe ~ Carla Daugherty


Kyle Sam ~ Tyler Sam ~ Ray Sam

Bill Pettit ~ Little Bob Pettit ~ Vernon Williams


Houston Pettit ~ John Tom Pettit ~ Larry Livers

Ricky Sam ~ Taylor England


Amber Sam ~ Ashley Sam ~ Jessica Johnston

Bobbie Pettit ~ Rochelle Pettit ~ Dawnella Sam ~ Tabatha Sam


Killer Mountain Cemetery

Stilwell, Oklahoma

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Starts at 3:00 pm

Roberts Reed Culver Funeral Home


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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Starts at 1:00 pm

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