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Samuel Cleff Means, Jr., age 79, passed away Tues., May 7, 2013 in his home. He was born on a farm in Miami, Dade County, to Samuel C. Means, Sr., and Elise Robinson Means and had one sister.

He is survived by his loving wife of almost 60 years, Betty Ann, and three wonderful sons, Greg (Merry Lynn), Jeff (Valerie), and Kevin, along with five grandchildren, Megan (Jeffery), Molly (Wally), Jared (Britney), Mallory (Josh) and Zack (Sarah), two great-granddaughters, Kenidy Jean and Brynley Elizabeth. Sam was deeply loved by his family and many friends.

After high school, he attended the University of Florida, before serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, where he was stationed at the 38th Parallel, north of Uijongbu.

Sam was a Field Supervisor for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for many years. He truly enjoyed his work and fellow co-workers all over the state and in his Tallahassee office, as well as working the family farm.

His interests, other than family, was serving as Ruling Elder Emeritus for his beloved Mikesville Presbyterian Church; the UF Gators and being a charter member of Gator Town Gators Booster Club; serving as Trustee/Chaplain of the James A. Van Fleet Korean War Veterans Association #267 as a charter member.

Sam will be remembered as a kind, gentle and loving man.

The viewing will be held on Thurs., May 9th, 6-8 p.m. at Evans-Carter Funeral Home in High Springs, with services held on Fri., May 10th, 2 p.m. at Mikesville Presbyterian Church, 384 SE Clubhouse Lane, Mikesville, FL.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mikesville Presbyterian Church, 384 Clubhouse Lane, Lake City, FL, 32024 or Community Cancer Center of North Florida, 7000 NW 11th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605.

Arrangements are under the care of Evans-Carter Funeral Home, 220 N. Main Street, High Springs, FL 32643, 386-454-2444.

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Published in Gainesville Sun from May 9 to May 10, 2013
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