Samuel Reed Kitching 58 of Smith Island died May 19,2022 at his home in St Stephens Va .Born In Crisfield Md. on February 4 ,1964, He was the son of Harry & Doris Lee Kitching. He was a graduate of class 1982 of Crisfield High School.
He was a waterman on Smith Island where he lived for 30 + years and he was also a Fire Fighter at Ewell Fire Department . Later on he moved to Virginia when he began working as a custodian at Waynesboro High School then later on he started working as a Correctional Officer at Virginia Dept of Corrections.
Sam was quite the Carpenter ,Jack of all Trades, Mr. Fix It! He was very quiet and always smiling. He always would lend a hand to anyone that needed it.
He loved his family and shared a special bond with his brother Tracy. He is survived by his wife Patsy Kitching; father Harry Kitching; brother Tracy Kitching ; sister- in- law Beth Kitching; niece & nephew Brandon& Taylor Kitching ;great niece & nephew Hayden & Peyton Kitching ;aunts &uncles Cecil Laird ,Pam Tyler , Billy Reed Evans; cousins Mark Kitching, Joanne Johnson ,Gary Kitching, Billy John Evans, Betty Smith, Willie Parks. He was preceded in death by his mother, Doris Lee Kitching; sister Ginger Lee Kitching; grandparents Ernest & Frances Kitching, Harry Reed &Flossie Evans; uncles Joe Kitching, Watt Kitching and Aunt Linda Parks.
A memorial Service will be held 2:00 p. m. June 11 , 2022 at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to King & Queen Rescue Squad, P. O Box 154, Newtown, VA 23126.