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ANDREWS, Sam William Sam William Andrews of Marietta passed away Monday, September 18, 2017 at age 64 due to complications stemming from a two-year battle with cancer. Sam was a kind and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. He used his heart, quick wit, and extraordinary storytelling to bring joy to family, friends, and clients. He was, an avid gardener who also loved to work with his hands and travel. Sam enjoyed many years of volunteering with the Cobb YMCA Etowah Federation Indian Program, becoming Federation Chief in 2000. Born in Oklahoma City, OK he and his family moved to Atlanta in the 60s. He was a graduate of Ridgeview High School and the University of Georgia. Early in his career, Sam experienced professional success as the youngest chairman of the board for MSA at the age of 28. For 20 years, he worked at his father-in-law's company, Ace Auto Electric, before joining International Services, Inc. (ISI) as a Senior Business Consultant in 2007. Weeks before his passing Sam and his wife completed his long-time bucket list trip of traveling the length of route 66 by car. Sam is survived by his wife of 36 years, Cheryl and his son, Jason (Allie) Andrews and their son, Aidan. He is also survived by his brother, Archie (Selma) Andrews and his niece and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Betsy (Ken) Huffman and parents, LaVerne Booth and Archie (Lily) Andrews. Sign online guest book at In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, September 24th at Arlington Memorial Park, 201 Mount Vernon Hwy at 3:00 PM. Arrangements by Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care Atlanta, 770-451-4999.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution from Sept. 23 to Sept. 24, 2017
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