STANLEY - Sam Merton "Big Sam" Switzer, 69 passed away Aug. 24, 2014 at his residence.
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He was born in Trumansburg, New York on March 22, 1945 to the late Richard and Rosalind Switzer. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Edward Switzer.
He enjoyed riding his Harley and going to Bike week at Daytona Beach for over 35 years. Sam also en-joyed working in his garage, muscle cars, his many toys, and most of all Coyote Joes.
He loved working in his yard, pine trees and the simple life.
Survivors include his children, Jeffrey Switzer, Richard Switzer and Mark Switzer; brothers, Lyman, Carl and Glenn Switzer; Sister Norma Wigden; grandchildren, Zach, Charlie, Harley and Ellie Switzer; and too many friends to mention.
Celebration of life service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home with a re-ceiving of friends from 6 until 7 p.m. prior to the service.
Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia, 704-864-5144 is serving the family.
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home
2916 Union Road Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette on Aug. 27, 2014