The Transylvania Times -

Sammy (Sam) Lee Hughey


July 20, 2017

Sammy (Sam) Lee Hughey, 66, passed away Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Elizabeth House in Hender-sonville.

One of 10 children, he was born Oct. 26, 1950, in Crab Creek, N.C., to the late Willie Mae Hughey. He had four brothers, Jack Hughey, Bill Hughey, Ray Hughey and Keith Hughey and five sisters, Peggy Hughey, Bobbie Jean Murray, Shirley Mills, Patsy Hughey and Becky Martin.

In November of 1968, he enlisted into the United States Marine Corps and went through Boot Camp at Parris Island. From there, he was assigned to the 1st Battalion 9th Marines, where he served two tours in Vietna...

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