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Elijah Samuel ("Sammy") Gowin

April 20, 1947 ~ March 5, 2022 (age 74)

Obituary

Elijah Samuel “Sammy” Gowin, 74, of Buckingham, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at his home surrounded by his loving family. 

Sammy was the son of the late Elijah Allen Gowin and the late Odell Scruggs Gowin.

Sammy is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Mary Gowin; his children, Elijah Gowin, Jr., Samantha Smith (Morgan), Candice Dowse (Maggy), and Jennifer Cunningham (Joseph); his grandchildren, Alley Ragland, Henry Smith, Michael Dowse, Danielle and Bo Absher, Summer and Kayli Cunningham.  He is also survived by a special nephew, Dennis Gowin (Cheryl) and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Sammy loved hunting, fishing, and spending time outdoors riding his side by side with special friends, Edward and Elaine Rush.  Sammy most enjoyed his days working outdoors with his son working their lawn care business.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Mulberry Grove Baptist Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family wishes to thank their loving Mulberry Grove Church family for all of their love and support.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
March 8, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Mulberry Grove Baptist Church
1095 Mulberry Grove Road
Buckingham, VA 23921

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 8, 2022

2:00 PM
Mulberry Grove Baptist Church
1095 Mulberry Grove Road
Buckingham, VA 23921

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
March 8, 2022

Mulberry Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

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