NEWPORT NEWS - Samuel Leroy Keffer, III, 69, passed away on Sunday, December 27, 2015. Sam retired from the City of Newport News as an ASE Master Mechanic after almost 28 years of service. He loved playing billiards and enjoyed drag racing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Catherine Keffer. He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Linda Simpson Keffer; one son, Samuel L. Keffer IV of Newport News; one daughter, Gina Coldwell of Wilson, NC; one sister, Catherine Keffer of Hampton; four grandchildren, Kariann, Brandon, Annsley, and Breanna; niece, Susan; nephew, David; and canine companions, Kodee and Phoebe. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at Weymouth Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 31, 2015 at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Weymouth Funeral Home.
Published by Daily Press on Dec. 29, 2015.