Samuel Rosler “Sam” Kimrey ’48

Samuel Rosler “Sam” Kimrey ’48 of Sanford, N.C., died August 13, 2005. He attended an army specialized training program in Williamsburg, Va., prior to serving three years in the U.S. Army with the 282nd Combat Engineers Batallion in the European Theatre. He worked with Department of Agriculture for two years in Mexico. He retired as an intelligence analyst from the Department of Defense with his last duty being at Ft. Meade, Md. While in Maryland, he was active in many civic and religious organizations. He served as an elder at Grace Presbyterian Church in Lanham, Md. After returning to Sanford, he served on the board of The Salvation Army, acting as guardian. He also enjoyed membership in the Sanford Kiwanis Club, N.A.R.F.E., American Legion Post #382 and Lee County Genealogical and Historical Association. He was a Mason and a member of First Presbyterian Church and attended the St. Luke Wednesday Morning Prayer Group. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jacquelyn Siler Kimrey. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Post Rush-Kimrey, 2216 Cliffside Dr, Sanford, N.C. 27330-9320; a daughter, Anne Siler Simrey Weldon of Greenbelt, Md; sisters Emily Kimrey Blue of Sanford and Peggy Kimrey Turner of Weldon; and several nieces and nephews.