Obituary of Sam Snead

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Sam Snead

Samuel Jackson Snead (born May 27, 1912 in Ashwood, Virginia) was a golfer who was best known for being one of the top players in the world for four decades. Some consider him as one of the greatest golfers of all time. Sam died on and his death was because of complications from a stroke. He died at age 89 just four days before his 90th birthday.

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Sam Snead Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Snead, Sam
    • Common Name: Sam Snead
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Ashwood, Virginia, United States
    • Birth Date: May 27, 1912
    • Age: 89 (at death)
    • Also Known As: The Slammer, Slammin’ Sammy, Samuel
    • Occupation: Golfer
    • Active Years: 1934-2002
    • Net Worth: $63 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Pink (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Sam's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Samuel Jackson Snead
    • Father: Harry Snead
    • Mother: Laura Snead
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Audrey Karnes Snead (married 1940-1990, her death)
    • Son(s):
      • Sam Snead Jr.
      • Terrence Snead

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 23 2002 at age 89
  • Place: Hot Springs, Virginia, United States
  • Cause of Death: Stroke (related complications)

Category Tags:

GolferAmerican Born on May 27th Born in 1912 Born in Virginia Died in 2002 Died at age 89 Died from Stroke

Quotable Quotes:

"As a small child, I would often imagine myself in my father's shoes. He was a perfect father, always nearby and supportive, but he never really mentioned his son. It was a mystery to me why he never mentioned me. Now I realize that my father did not want to burden his son with a memory of him that he could never fully Epiphany. (V)"

"Sam Snead will always be remembered as a legendary golfer whose talent, charisma, and contributions to the sport will continue to inspire and impact future generations long after his passing. (V)"

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