Sammy Clayton Shuler

Wednesday, April 30, 1947 - Sunday, November 10, 2019

"Perfect Husband, Daddy, Papaw, and Friend"

Photo of Sammy Clayton Shuler  - 1947-2019

Sammy Clayton Shuler born April 30th, 1947 passed away at his home of 40 years on November 10th, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Virgil Shuler and Maggie Goodson Nelson; 2 brothers, and a sister.  He is survived by his wife of 51 years Wilma Shuler; daughter, Deborah Surrett and a special son-in-law, Dale Surrett; son, Sammy Joe Shuler; 3 granddaughters, 4 grandsons, 18 great-grandchildren, 4 sisters, 2 brothers, several nieces and nephews, and a few close friends. 

Sammy was a lifelong resident of Haywood County. He loved hunting, fishing, and Chevy trucks.  Most days he could be found outside trimming trees, tending the garden, or chasing the chickens. He was truly loved by all who knew him.  He was the definition of a Perfect Husband, Daddy, Papaw, and Friend. This world will be a little less happy without him here.

The memorial service will be held Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Canton. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Shuler family.

Condolences from family and friends

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I'm very sorry for your lose.Only God knows why he takes the ones we Love and his work is never to be questioned.But I can gaurnetee you will rest in peace and be one of God's most precious Angles.
Becky Banks
Dr Crider and I send you our thoughts and prayers Wilma. I will miss this man giving me a hard time. I loved joking around with him. He will be missed by many!
Tamie Hannah
Writing your obituary came easy. Accepting it... Not so much. Thank you for always being the world's greatest Papaw. I'll love you forever and a day, always. ♥ Until we meet again, I'll be writing a story I'm gonna be proud to tell you on the other side.
Miranda Miller
Wilma I am so sad to hear about Sammy. I know you all are devastated. I know it's not going to be easy on you all but I know he is out of pain and suffering. Hugs and prayers to you and your family. Tell debra I am so sad for her too. She was a daddy's girl for sure.
Gail Burrell