Sammy Saber Sadaka

of Little Rock, AR

November 18, 1959 - November 6, 2022

Sammy Saber Sadaka, 62, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away on November 6th, 2022. Sammy was born on November 18, 1959, to Saber Sadaka Sharoubim and Sarah Sultan in Alexandria, Egypt.

Sammy received a Bachelor's, Master's and PhD in Agricultural Engineering from Alexandria University and Dalhousie University. In 1995 he went on to marry Heba Soliman. They went on to have two children, Monica and Kyrilos.
Sammy was predeceased by his brother, Nabil; his father, Saber and his mother, Sarah. He is survived by his wife, Heba; his daughter, Monica; son, Kyrilos; his sisters, Itedale, Nadia, Izeis and his brother, George.

Sammy was very grounded in his faith and would spend his free time building the St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Little Rock. Sammy spent his time learning new crafts to build new and better things for his church.

After his graduation and receiving his degrees, Sammy worked as an Associate Professor at Alexandria University. Sammy and Heba moved to the United States and started a family together. Sammy started his career in the United States in Ames, Iowa working at Iowa State University where he was a Scientist and an adjunct professor. Sammy and his family then moved to Little Rock, accepting a position at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Services as an Assistant Professor.

Later on, Sammy became an Associate Professor at the University. He was also an Associate Editor and Reviewer for the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Journal. Sammy was well known in his field, being invited to many national conferences where he received awards and recognition for his publications, services and work in his community.

Sammy was a loving and caring father and husband. He was a friend to many, and a spiritual example to all. He was a God-fearing man who served his Lord faithfully his whole life.

Sammy's visitation will be held on November 11, 2022 from 5-7 pm at Roller Chenal Funeral Home. Family and friends are invited to join Sammy's funeral on November 12, 2022 at 12:00 pm at St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, 19440 Lawson Rd, Little Rock, Arkansas with fellowship after the funeral services at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church.

Service Information
Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway
Little Rock,  AR 72211
11/11/2022 at 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
St. George Coptic Orthodox Church
19440 Lawson Road
Little Rock,  AR 72210
11/12/2022 at 12:00 p.m.

Ida Mission Cemetery
18900 Colonel Glenn Rd.
Little Rock, AR 72210

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway
Little Rock, AR  72211