Samuel Albert Ivey passed away naturally, in his home in Eagle Creek, with the presence of family, Just the way he wanted. Small in stature, but big in richness of spirit and generous of heart . Born in 1930, Sam lived a full and blessed life. A very humble, and practical person centered on providing for his family and having a gratifying, purpose driven work life. He was a Veteran of the US Navy. He often commented on how thankful he was to have a family, stating it was his greatest joy in life. The memory of his richly fulfilled life will live on for generations through his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren and the many people he touched, just by being himself.