Dwight Revere Sammons

Published 9:56 am Wednesday, March 15, 2023

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Dwight Revere Sammons, 77, of Mocksville, passed away on Thursday, March 9, 2023 from an accident at his shop in Mocksville.

He was born on April 16, 1945 in Iredell County to the late Flake Sammons and Estelle Wooten Sammons Cranfill.

He graduated school at Davie County High School and was a faithful member who loved his church and church family at Turrentine Baptist Church in Mocksville.

Dwight enjoyed restoring old cars and working in his shop. He was a giving man who loved and gave to others. Family meant a lot to him and loved to spend time with his family, whom he loved dearly. He loved to laugh and always found a way to make others laugh.

In addition to his parents, Dwight was preceded in death by: his wife, Jane Sammons; grandson, Philip Baity; and step-father, Hubert “Doc” Cranfill.

Dwight is survived by: his children, Sheila Reynolds, Karen Allen, Jimmy Lane Jr., Terry Sammons (Robin) and Britt Sammons (Bobbie); grandchildren, Kelly Head (Samatha), Carrie Hellard (Ralph), Tiffany Dorn (Michael), Penney Baity (PJ), Katelyn Finney (Zach), Chloe Sammons and Christina Sammons; 9 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Kimmer; brothers, Nelson Sammons (Sandra) and Wayne Sammons (Betty); and numerous nieces, nephews and brothers and sister-in-laws.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. at Turrentine Baptist Church, 613 Turrentine Church Road, Mocksville, with Preacher Fred Carlton and Preacher Ralph Hellard officiating. A graveside service will follow in the church cemetery.

Carolina Cremation of Salisbury is honored to serve the Sammons family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.