Sam Boatright, age 79, died Saturday, October 27, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Coffee, GA, he was a son of the late Earl and Lula Mae Boatright. He was in the tobacco business for 45 years, and attended First Baptist Church of Murrells Inlet. Sam loved golfing, traveling and fishing. He was preceded in death by his brothers Robert Boatright and Joe Pete Boatright, as well as his parents.

Survivors include Janet Boatright, his wife of 55 years; children: Brandon Tim Boatright of Myrtle Beach, and Tamara Kim Clark ( J.R.) of Myrtle Beach; grandchildren: Tyler Gentry and Grayson Boatright; sisters: Bonnie Ham of Screven, Wannie Metts of Bristol, Sheila Smith of Scuffletown, Judy Allen of Alma, and Paula Mc Minns of Lake Placid, FL; brothers, Kenneth “Runt” Boatright of Blackshear, Bobby Boatright of Blackshear, and Mac Boatright of Blackshear.

A memorial service will take place Saturday, November 10. 2018, 1 p.m. at Patterson Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to: First Baptist Church of Murrells Inlet Building Fund, PO Box 285 Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.