Samuel H. Alspaugh, Sr.

November 27, 1937 - May 4, 2016
Samuel H. Alspaugh, Sr.

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Samuel H. Alspaugh, Sr., 78 of Williamsburg, peacefully passed away with family at his side on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 to join his loving wife of 59 years, Shirley, in Heaven. Born on November 27, 1937 in Richmond, Virginia, he retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1975 after 20 years of service. After retiring from civil service at Cheatham Annex, Sam became an avid coin collector. He loved researching his family history, working with his hands and helping family and friends. Sam will be remembered as a great father, grandfather and friend. He leaves cherished memories to his children: Sam, Jr. (Dorrie), Dahlene, Rebecca, Dori (Mike), Amanda (Brian), and 11 grandchildren. A private service has been planned. In our Dad’s memory, contributions may be made in his name to: Hospice House of Williamsburg located at 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23188. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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  • May 07, 2016
    Mandy, Brian, Courtney and Shane Nicholas lit a candle:
    Lit since May 7, 2016 at 5:24:16 PM

  • May 08, 2016
    Judy Tawney says:
    Myy best memories of Sam were meeting many of his friends and finding out what a great friend he has been to so many people. That says a lot about a persons character. He was always a gentleman and has definitely left a void in my heart as well as many others.

  • May 08, 2016
    Becky Perkins says:
    My daddy my hero, I love and will miss you more than words can express. You have taken the 2nd piece of my heart to haven. One day I will join you and mom. Thanks for being the man, best man and daddy any girl could ever have. Always and forever I love you!!

  • May 08, 2016
    dahlene lit a candle:
    Lit since May 8, 2016 at 5:41:56 AM

  • May 08, 2016
    john hurchala 35 wwoodland dr stafford springs ct 06076 says:
    will miss our relationship these many years so many air force memories proud to serve with you we had two great trips lst loring afb 20l4 2nd going to c our comrade air force friend ben schwinghammer in avon minnesota we had great plans for this summer as well will think of you as a true honest friend and sincere as well love from me and to your family rest my friend