Samuel Townsend

Samuel Lee Townsend, age 50, of Lenoir was called home to be with the Lord Friday, January 7, 2022 at Frye Regional Medical Center. He was born October 10, 1971 in Caldwell County to Rocky A. Townsend and Hester Ensley McLean.

Mr. Townsend loved to hunt and be outdoors. He will be remembered for the unwavering love and care he had for his family and friends.

Those left to cherish his memory in addition to his parents include his wife of 29 years, Tina L. Burns Townsend of the home; one son, Dillon M. Townsend and wife Lisa of Lenoir; one daughter, Brandi S. Townsend of Lenoir; one brother, Kevin S. Townsend of Wilkes; three sisters, Michele Gentry and husband Mike of Hudson, Nicole Hartley and husband Nathan of Lenoir, and Ashley Hamby of Lenoir; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation to celebrate the life of Samuel will be held Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 3:00 to 4:00 P.M. at Greer-McElveen Funeral Home.

Due to COVID-19, face masks and social distancing will be required.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas, TX 75284-0692.

Online condolences may be left at www.greer-mcelveenfuneral

Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the Townsend family.

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