SAMS, REV. JOSEPH R., 64, was called to his eternal rest on January 8, 2013.
He leaves a legacy of service at New Covenant Baptist Church and Simmons College of Kentucky.
He is survived by his wife, Cathelma; two daughters, Allesandra (James) and Alexandria; and one grandson, Derrick Anthony.
Visitation: Saturday from 10 a.m. until funeral service at 11 a.m. at New Covenant Baptist Church, 1190 South 40th Street with interment in Green Meadows Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully asks that donations be made to the S.J.S. College Scholarship fund of New Covenant Baptist Church.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 10, 2013