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William Samuel 'Sambo' Singletary

March 5, 1966 February 22, 2014
William Samuel 'Sambo' Singletary
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Obituary for William Samuel 'Sambo' Singletary

1SGT William Samuel 'Sambo' Singletary, age 47, of 499 McMath Mill Rd., died Saturday, February 22, 2014. A native of Jacksonville, Fl., he was born March 5, 1966, the son of William S. and Sandra M. Singletary, Sr. Mr. Singletary was employed at Southerfield Aviation as an A & P Mechanic. He served in the United States Army for 22 years at several locations including Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., Ft. Benning, Ga., Ft. Eustis, Va. and ending with the 1/111th AVN REDT in Jacksonville, Fl. He did several tours of duty in Egypt, Kuwait, Bosnia and Iraq. Mr. Singletary was an avid genealogy and history researcher and enjoyed 'looking for long lost relatives'. He loved motorcycles and riding the open road. Mr. Singletary was a 1984 graduate of Southland Academy. He received an Associates degree from Florida Community College Jacksonville, A & P certificate from South Georgia Technical College and attended Florida Theological College. He also was a member of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans, St. John's Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville, Fl and attended First Presbyterian Church of Americus. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 3:00 PM at Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery on Crisp Academy Dr. in Cordele, GA., with Rev. Donny Loffredo officiating. The family will receive friends Monday, February 24, 2014, at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel from 5-7:00 PM and at other times the family residence, 499 McMath Mill Rd. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Southland Academy Athletic Fund, P.O. Box 1127, Americus, Ga. 31709. Survivors in addition to his parents are his wife, Angie Bass Singletary of Americus; a daughter, Ashton Singletary of Atlanta; three sons, Caleb Singletary of Atlanta, Jake Hood of Americus and Justin Hood of Americus; one grandson, Brantley Singletary of Jacksonville, Fl.; a sister and brother-in-law, Kim Singletary Christmas and Charles of Riverview, Fl.; a brother and sister-in-law, Doug Singletary and Charlotte of Jacksonville, Fl.; one niece and two nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Mollie Singletary, and Lewis and Eva Akins. You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories by visiting Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of these arrangements

Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Cordele, Ga


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