Sam Luther Florence, 78 of Mebane, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2022 at AuthoraCare Collective Hospice Home.
Sam was born in Alamance county on August 18, 1943 a son of the late George Monroe Florence and Hazel Hall Buckner. He retired from the City of Burlington as the Superintendent of Building Maintenance and was a charter member of Agape Baptist Church in Mebane. In addition to his parents, Sam was preceded in death by a son Brad Florence and three brothers, Jerry Florence, Boyd Florence and Steve Florence.
Surviving is his wife of 42 years Diane Roach Florence; three children, Charles "Chuck" King of Graham, Rae Johnson (Jay) of Burlington and Tracey Blevins (John) of Reidsville; sisters, Linda Lambert and Donna Scott both of Mebane; brothers, Calvin Florence of Mebane, Marcus Buckner of Burlington and Marty Buckner of Mebane; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 am on Saturday at Agape Baptist Church in Mebane. The family will receive friends from 10 am until 11 am prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to AuthoraCare Collective Hospice or to Agape Baptist Church Building Fund. You may share an online condolence by visiting www.omegafsc.com. Arrangements are in the care of Omega Funeral Service & Crematory.