Mr. Marvin Sam Turnage, age 43, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, September 18, 2022. Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church by Reverend Michael Davis and Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home.
Mr. Turnage was born September 22, 1978 in Cheraw, SC a son of the late Marvin Walker and Jennie Mae Mancill Turnage. He was a 2000 graduate of Cheraw High School and a member of Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church. Sam was proud to serve on the greeting and hospitality team at Cheraw Gas Company. A young man with a larger-than-life personality, Sam never met a stranger and always enjoyed getting to know someone. He enjoyed “working” on the computer and was an impressive history buff who enjoyed studying and learning about each U.S. President.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Turnage was also preceded in death by his grandmother, Martha Sue Mancill; aunts and uncles, Brenda & Rev. Robert Turner, and Kenny Chapman.
Survivors include his mother of the heart, Terrie Sue Chapman of Cheraw, SC; uncle, Perry Mancill of Timmonsville, SC; numerous cousins including, Brandi (Joey) McKay, Dusty (Selen) Chapman, Matthew (Kimberly) Turner, Patrick Mancill, and Jonathan Mancill.
The family would like to express their thankfulness to special caregivers, Geneva Goines, Kathy Smith, Rachel Rivers Guinn, and Kala Smith for the excellent love and care shown to Sam and their family.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church, 6116 Teals Mill Road, Cheraw, SC 29520.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is the serving the Turnage family.