Samuel Louis Crockett
Samuel Louis Crockett
Born: June 2, 1989
Resided: Tyndall, South Dakota
Died: January 5, 2018
Age: 28

Samuel Louis Crockett was born on June 2, 1989 to Billie M. Crockett and Laurie J. Vellek in Tyndall, South Dakota. He grew up on a farm north of Tyndall and attended Bon Homme school. He went on to receive his GED and took a few college courses. Most recently, Sam worked as a cook at many local restaurants. He enjoyed mixing his own music, skateboarding when he was younger, playing video games and hanging out with his friends.

Sam was brutally murdered on the morning of Friday, January 5, 2018 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota having attained the age of 28 years, 6 months, and 27 days.

He is survived and remembered by his mother Laurie J. Vellek of rural Tyndall; sister Brandi Crockett of Texas; brother Cody Crockett of Sioux Falls; sister Jamie Fender of Rapid City; and many aunts, uncles, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father.

A private burial will be held at a later time in Sts. Cyril & Methodius Cemetery, Vodnany-Rural Tyndall, SD. Condolences may be sent at Sam’s family at 41466 295th St., Scotland, SD 57059.

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4/30/2018 Juan Colombe Mission, SD
Sampson was like a brother to me... I miss him more now and it sucks because it's because I know I'll never see him again. Much love to you Sampson I'm sorry bro I shoulda been there...
You were awake spiritually and you saw the world through the lens of a genius.
1/11/2018 Jane Grant Mission Hill, SD
Thoughts and prayers are with your family.
1/10/2018 Paula & Bill Reynolds Rapid City, South Dakota
Our prayers and condolences to you and your family. Fly with the angels Sam.
1/10/2018 Ben Pike Sioux Falls, SD
Sampson was one of the kindest friends I've ever had. He went way out of his way to help friends and ask for nothing in return. I will miss this man always. Rest in peace my brother and thank you for all of the good times we had.
1/9/2018 Ryan Kelly Sioux Falls , South Dakota
I will always remember Sam for the great person he was.. I always enjoyed making music hanging out skating with him .. just an all-around good person and he will be deeply missed.
1/9/2018 Jane Fender Vermillion, SD
Laurie and Jamie: I am so sorry for your loss.
1/8/2018 Jason J Phelps Sioux Falls, South Dakota
One of the best friends I've ever known.
Deeply saddened. Sam will always be remembered. My heartfelt condolences.
1/8/2018 Katherine Schmidt Chandler, AZ
I am so sorry for your loss, keeping you in thought and prayer.
1/8/2018 Tiffany Lemon Yankton, SD
I'm soo sorry Sam I'm glad I got to get to know you, you were a really awesome person. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family! Rest In Peace Sam you'll be greatly missed.
1/8/2018 Adam Anderson Sioux Falls, SD
My prayers go to Sam's family and friends he was a great love and caring person who went out of his way to help the people he loved when they were in need. Always so carring . you left an impression on all our hearts and will never be forgotten!! Pains me to say good by brotha!
Num.6. 24-26
24The LORD will bless you and watch over you.
25The LORD will smile on you and be kind to you.
26The LORD will look on you with favor and give you peace.'
1/7/2018 Donna & Glen Strausser Rapid City, SD
Cody, we are so sad to hear about the unexpected death of your brother Sam. Cherish all the happy memories that both of you shared as brothers. Prayers to you Cody.
1/7/2018 Jeanine & Paul Poulosky Firth, NE
So sorry to hear of Sam's passing. Sending our love, prayers, and ((HUGS)) to all of the family ...especially to Laurie.
1/7/2018 Carolyn Roubideaux Yankton, South Dakota
Thank you for being a great friend to me n my kids an especially Nate. You will b forever missed. You had such a big heart and an all around good person.
1/7/2018 Marge Stoebner Tyndall, SD
I am so sorry. He was so very young. Finally at peace. Blessings to you all.

5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Monday, January 8, 2018
Goglin Funeral Home
Tyndall, South Dakota
Sts. Cyril & Methodius Cemetery
Vodnany-Rural Tyndall, South Dakota

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