James Ronald Sams, Sr.
James Ronald Sams, Sr.

June 12, 1939 - May 10, 2018
Born in Pardee, Virginia
Resided in Annapolis, Maryland
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James Ronald Sams, Sr., 78, a longtime resident of Annapolis, died at his residence on May 10, 2018. James was born June 12, 1939 in Pardee, VA to the late Robert and Alice Sams. A member of Weems Creek Baptist Church, James honorably served in the US Army from 1956-58, attaining the rank of SP4.
James was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Edith J. Sams, who died February 3, 2008; brothers, Robert, Earl and Paul Sams; and his sisters, Mae Dockery and Helen Seale. He is survived by his children, James Sams, Jr. (Toni), David Sams (Brenda), Belinda Murchake (Don) and Robert Sams (Cissy); his grandchildren, James A. Sams, Marc Sams, Christopher Murchake, Ryan Murchake, Allison Sams, John Sams, Jordan Sams, Amber Sams and Tricia Sams; and his brother, Roy Sams.
Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday, May 16 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Hardesty Funeral Home, 12 Ridgely Avenue, Annapolis. A funeral service will be on Thursday, May 17 at 10 AM at Weems Creek Baptist Church, 600 N. Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401. Interment will follow in Lakemont Memorial Gardens in Davidsonville. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Weems Creek Baptist Church or Hospice of the Chesapeake Foundation, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122.




Hardesty Funeral Home-Annapolis
12 Ridgely Avenue
Annapolis, MD US 21401
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Weems Creek Baptist Church
600 N Bestgate Road
Annapolis, Maryland United States 21401
Thursday, May 17, 2018
10:00 AM
Lakemont Memorial Gardens
900 West Central Avenue
Davidsonville, MD US 21035
Thursday, May 17, 2018