Samuel Rackley

Samuel Perry Rackley

Samuel Perry Rackley, 48, of Tallahassee, Florida, passed away Monday, February 2, 2014. Sam was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on September 25, 1965, to James and Anne Rackley. He graduated from Lincoln High School.

He worked for National Guardian Security and Capital Hitch Service before taking over the Sign Connection to spend more time with his very much loved son, Caden. Sam helped coach the Northwest Little League and enjoyed taking Caden to the BMX bike track. He became quite the family man when Caden was born. His wife and son were his life. His infectious smile and cheerfulness will truly be missed.

Sam is survived by his wife, Sheri Stephens Rackley, his son, Samuel Caden Rackley, mother and father, James Rackley, Sr. and Anne Rackley, of Crawfordville, FL, brothers; James Rackley, Jr. (Lisa), of Tallahassee, FL, Christopher Rackley (Tammy), of Crawfordville, FL, nephews; Alex Rackley, Colin Stephens, Preston Burke (Natalie), Trace Gainey, and one niece; Savannah Stephens; mother in law, Gayle Mitchell, father in law, Larry Stephens, brother in law, Mitch Stephens, and sister in law Carla Stephens.

Sam is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Col. Samuel R. and Lillian Morris; and his paternal grandparents, Dr. Henry P. and Valli Rhae Rackley.

Family will receive friends on Friday, February 7 from 5 to 6:30, with a Celebration of Life at 6:30, at Culley's on Timberlane Road.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial college fund has been established for Samuel Caden Rackley. Please make checks payable to Samuel Caden Rackley, 6419 Stone Street Trail, Tallahassee, Florida 32309, or make a deposit at any Farmers & Merchants Bank.

Funeral Home

Culley's MeadowWood Funeral Home
700 Timberlane Road Tallahassee, FL 32312
(850) 893-4177

Published in Tallahassee Democrat from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8, 2014