Thomas Llewellyn “Llew” Samuel

Thomas Llewellyn “Llew” Samuel, Sr., 84, of Saluda, Virginia passed away after a brief illness on Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Llew was born in Richmond, Virginia, to William McKinley Samuel and Annie Llewellyn Samuel. He served as a lieutenant in the U. S. Navy on the USS Charles S. Sperry. Llew graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, class of 1962, and was a member of the Virginia Bar for more than fifty years. Most of his legal career was spent with the B & O and subsequently CSX Railroads, and he retired from CSX as vice-president of law. Llew and his wife, Lurlene, made Middlesex County their home after his retirement from practicing law in 2001. Llew embraced the community through volunteer involvement in leadership roles in a number of local service organizations including the Middlesex County Museum, the Middlesex County Public Library, the Middlesex County Rotary Club and Christ Church. He was also active in assisting with continuing education opportunities with Rappahannock Community College. Llew was devoted to his family and is mourned by his wife of almost 63 years, Lurlene; his three children, daughter Lynn (Allen Whetzel) Samuel, daughter Virginia (Daniel) Schabacker, and son, Thomas L. Samuel, Jr.; and grandchildren, Sydney and Madison Schabacker, and Julia and Alexander Samuel. The funeral was held at Christ Church Parish Episcopal, Saluda, Va on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Memorial donations may be made to the Christ Church Endowment Fund, P. O. Box 476, Saluda, VA 23149. Arrangements by Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda.

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One Response to Thomas Llewellyn “Llew” Samuel

  1. admin says:

    Lurlene,
    I was saddened to learn of Llew’s passing. We were friends and companions in law school and I always treasured his friendship and example. Please know that you and your children have my sincere condolences.
    Cecil Quillen
    2/24/2018

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