Samuel Nathaniel Driggers

October 10, 1925 - May 5, 2008

10/10/1925 - 05/05/2008

Past Services

Wednesday May 07, 2008

Thursday May 08, 2008
10:00 am
St. Jerome Catholic Church
116 Denbigh Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23608
757/877-5021 | Directions

NEWPORT NEWS – Samuel Nathaniel Driggers, 82, passed away May 5, 2008.
He was born to the late James and Gena Driggers in Summerville, S.C.
A retired veteran of the U.S. Army of 29 years, he served his country in both Korea and Vietnam, receiving the Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, and others.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Cristina; his daughter, Onelia Bodana; two grandchildren, Yvette Whelchel and Lorenzo Yarnell; and four great-grandchildren, Jonah, Jade, Christopher and Justin. He had 13 brothers and sisters and numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends.
There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 8, at St. Jerome Catholic Church with Father Joseph Majewski presiding. The family will receive friends before the service, and interment will follow at 1 p.m. at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care of Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel, 12893 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA 23608.

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