Samuel Eugene "Sam" Brassell, Sr., a resident of Wetumpka, Alabama was born on June 25, 1936 in Montgomery, Alabama, and passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the age of 80. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Nelson Brassell, Sr. and Ellen Lowery Brassell; brothers, Robert Nelson Brassell, Jr., Thomas Brassell, Fred Brassell, and Bill Brassell; and sister, Ellen JanCaterino.
Sam is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 56 years, Gay Brassell; son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Cindy Brassell, Jr.; daughters and sons-in-law, Fran and Brock Hornsby, Gigi and Mike Mathis, and Christy and Brien Cornett; eight grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Charles Brassell (Janis) and Malcolm Brassell (Lynell).
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Gassett Funeral Home. Funeral services are Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at Gassett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug Chappelle officiating. Interment will follow at Thelma Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to:
Thelma Baptist Church
Sanctuary Renovation Fund
810 Weoka Road
Wetumpka AL 36092
Online Guest Book available at www.gassett funeralhome.net.
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on Sept. 7, 2016.