Sammy Laws

Published 4:33 pm Tuesday, May 30, 2017

NEWLAND, N.C. — Sammy Laws, 52, of the Heaton Community, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at his home.
Born Samuel Paul Laws on December 7, 1964 in Johnson City Tenn., he was a lifelong resident of Avery County, N.C.
Sammy was a graduate of Avery County High School and attended Linville EMC. He started as a young man in the grading and excavating business with his dad and his brother. Later he and his brother started Laws Brothers Construction. Sammy enjoyed life and had many interests. Hunting, fishing and NASCAR are among a few.
Sammy and Maxine made so many happy memories with traveling and seeing new places. Maxine has been left with amazing memories of all the adventures they had and the love they shared.
In addition to his parents, Sammy leaves to cherish so many wonderful memories his wife, Maxine Harmon Laws; one brother, Steven Laws (Myra); a nephew, Ethan Laws; a step-daughter, Penny Rupard Hicks (John); and a step-granddaughter, Codie Hicks Berry (Billy).
Visitation for Sammy will be Wednesday, May 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Reins- Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C. The service will follow visitation at 8 p.m. Interment will be Thursday, June 1, at 11 a.m. at Heaton Cemetery. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Zion, Ill. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: Cancer Treatment Center, Donations, Midwestern Regional Medical Center, 2520 Elisha Avenue, Zion, IL 60099. Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at: <>
The care of Sammy and his family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland, N.C., (828) 733-2121.

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