Samuel Younger

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Roller Crouch Chapel
405 South Peabody
Mountain View, AR  72560
Thursday, April 28, 2022
1:00-2:00 PM
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Funeral Service
Roller Crouch Chapel
405 S. Peabody
Mountain View, AR  72560
Thursday, April 28, 2022
2:00 PM
Cemetery
Mt. Joy Cemetery
Highway 14 East
Mountain View, AR  72560
Memorial Contributions
Committee of One Hundred
P.O. Box 2111
Mountain View, AR  72560


Trees for a Change
I served in the Army.

Samuel YoungerI am a Veteran.

of Mountain View, AR

August 10, 1926 - April 24, 2022

Samuel Henry Younger, 95, of St. James, passed away on April 24, 2022. Sam Younger was born in Mayes County, Oklahoma on August 10, 1926 to William Stanley & Cora Dell Greenway Younger. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Francis Younger, his son Kenny Dale Younger, his daughter Cora Sue Younger Wade, and his siblings William Boyce ''Bud'' Younger, Elsie Edith Younger Davis, Pauline I. Younger Reeves, Sonja Marvene Younger Manning, and Julia Melvene Younger Williams. He is survived by his only grandchild, Susan ''Wade'' Younger, and many nephews and nieces.

Sam Younger grew up in Stone County, Arkansas and was a living library about historical events in Mountain View and the rich ancestry of his relatives. At the age of nine, Sam picked up the fiddle and taught himself to play by ear. For those who wouldn't know, Sam Younger was one of the last of the Ozark dance-fiddlers, and he has played for many thousands of square dances, waltzes, jiggin's, etc. He was a recipient of the Joseph Mulkey Kent fiddle award, and his own legacy will live on through the tunes he played and stories he told. He served his country with honor in the US Army, and he was a Veteran of World War II. Sam was a member of the Methodist Church. He always enjoyed sitting on the porch, visiting with company and telling stories.

While flowers are welcome, please consider donating to the Music Roots program, whose goal is to expose students to folk music so special to this region and to encourage students to play traditional folk instruments. The Committee of One Hundred PO Box 2111 Mountain View, AR 72560

Or consider a tree tribute in honor of Sam Younger through Trees for a Change. When you give trees as remembrance gifts, a real tree will be planted in a U.S. National Forest in their honor.



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18 Condolence(s)
Carol Wade
Mountain View, AR
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Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Susan, Linda and the rest of the family may your fond memories of Mr. Sam comfort you in your time of grief.

Jimmy and Belinda Adcox
Greers Ferry, AR
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Sunday, May 1, 2022

Mr Sam we are going to miss you so much..Jimmy will always remember the days that you and Melva played together at the Catfish house .. I loved you after I came along …RiP Mr Sam you will be missed

Debra D Williams
MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR
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Sunday, May 1, 2022

It was an honor and pleasure to know such a unique and special man. Rest in peace.

DAVID HAY
Paragould, AR
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Thursday, April 28, 2022

One of my heroes.
Great WWII stories and great stories about my Campbell family that he grew up around.
Miss him already

Jackie Hess
Marietta, GA
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Sam I will always think if u since i grew up in Dugan and have played a tune or two with u
may God enjoy your great Fiddling and music.

Dianne Skaggs
LITTLE ROCK, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Sending prayers & sympathy to family & friends. Mr. Younger obviously brought great joy to many with his musical gift! A life well lived.

Dianne Skaggs
LITTLE ROCK, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Sending prayers & sympathy to family & friends. Mr. Younger obviously brought great joy to many with his musical gift! A life well lived.

Brooke Frierson
Little Rock, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Keeping the Younger family & friends close in thought and prayer. We are so sorry for the loss of your precious war-veteran, father, great-grandfather, friend & bluegrass legend. What a legacy he left for all of us to remember.

Danielle
Dallas, TX
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

A great man. My condolences to the family. ❤️

Wes and Judy Kent
Mountain View, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Privileged to have known and made music with this Arkansas legend! Rest in peace, Sam.

Eddie Powell
MTN. View, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Sorry to hear about Sam he was a good man who shared many stories with me. RIP friend

Lonnie and Tina Meeker
Mountain View, AR
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

So sorry Sam will truly be missed ! Prayers 🙏🙏🙏

Velma Ford
Pleasant Grove, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

I will miss you so much. I loved playing music with you since I was a little girl. You treated me like a daughter and you will never be forgotten I Love you.

Ada shepherd crisp
Frankston, TX
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Uncle Sam, you will be missed, all your stories and music and your love for reminiscing on generations of family. Sure wish I had taken notes. I love you

Ruby Fulks
Pleasant Grove, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Will miss our many talks about our ancestors, military and life in general. He was a walking encyclopedia. Anytime I needed to know something about our ancestors I just called Sam. Sure will miss him. RIP Dear one! Ruby Nell

wanda
Mountain View, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Our thoughts & prayers go out to your family & loved one's. I know he will be greatly missed, by all who knew him. Wanda Wade Sutton & Larry Sutton.

Robert E. Turner
Mountain View,, AR
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Rest In Peace ,Friend...

Kaye Ford Morgan
Cameron, NC
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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Our prayers and love are with you all . Willie Ford and family