MR. SAMUEL GOINGS, SR. {79} was born April 16, 1936 to the late Elijah and Annie Goings in Georgetown, SC. He departed this life on Friday, January 13, 2017. His parents, two {2} siblings, Phillip Goings, Annie Weston and one {1} child, Samuel Goings, Jr. preceded him in death. “SAM” graduated from Howard High School where he was a member of the Howard Tigers Football Team. Upon graduating from Howard High School, he moved to Myrtle Beach, SC and began a fifty~two {52} year career in the food service industry. His service was rendered as a chef at Wendy’s, Sloppy Joe’s and Shoney’s. However, “Mr. Sam” is remembered in our community as manager of the Azalea Club, which was located on 10th Avenue, Myrtle Beach, SC. The Azalea Club was a “social spot” for young adults “back in the day.” “Mr. Sam” would always greet them with a huge smile. ” Sam” was an avid sportsman. He loved ALL sports and could often be found in his room or in the den engrosssed in a game. He was raised in Bethel AME Church in Georgetown, SC and later joined Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist in Myrtle Beach, SC where he attended until his health failed. In February 1957, ” Sam” was joined in marriage to Shirlena R. Green. They were blessed with five {5} children. Those left behind to cherish his memories are his wife, Shirlena; his sons,  Eric {Cookie}, Jimmy {Michelle} and Calvin {Jackie}; his daughter, Cheryl {Joe}; daughters~In~law, Marlena Goings and Seival Goings; eleven {11} grandchildren; twenty~one {21} great~grandchildren; four {4} sisters, Mary Francis, Idells Bradford {Henry}, Effie Tucker {Henry} and Mabel Johnson; sister~in~law, Maxine Goings; three {3} brothers, Elijah, Charles {Lizzie} and Jacob {Emily}; brother~in~law, Ed Green, Jr. {Naomi} and a great host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Jacob you’re the BEST baby brother in the world!!! Jake took “Sam” to EVERY appointment and never complained. Visitation will be held 6:00 ~ 8:00 PM Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Ocean View Memorial Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, January 19, 2017 at Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Ocean View Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LLC. 


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