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Sam Back, 87, Jamestown, KY (1932-2020)

Sam Back of Jamestown passed away Friday, March 13, 2020. He was 87 years old.

A religious service will be held at 1pmCT on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N. Main St., Jamestown, KY, with Bro. Daryl Pelston and Bro. Rod Lawless officiating. Interment will follow at Ragen Cemetery Jamestown, KY.

Friends may visit at 5pmCT on Tuesday at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel.

Sam was born in Jamestown, KY on September 18, 1932, a son of the late Rose (Choate) and Miller Back.

Sam is survived by
  • Three nieces, Judy Osbourne, of Loretta, KY, Shirley (Barry) Bailey, of Glensfork, KY, and Laurie (Rod) Lawless, of Jamestown, KY
  • Two nephews, Charles Back, of Liberty, KY, and Jimmy Back, of Jamestown, KY
  • A host of great nieces and great nephews
He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers William Vernon, Jimmy and George Back, 1 sister Ernestine Back and a special friend Lorene Spoon.

H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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