In Memory


Samuel Whitt

Samuel Cramer Whitt Jr., Esq.
Sam Whitt passed away peacefully at home on
September 4, 2018 in Houston, Texas surrounded by
his family. Born in Washington, D.C. on June 23,
1946, Sam was raised in Carolina Beach, North
Carolina and Washington, D.C., where he met the
love of his life and future wife in grade school. He is
best remembered for his witty sense of humor,
story-telling, love of reading, passion for the arts,
"shing, and sports.
Upon graduating from Mount St. Mary's University,
Sam was commissioned into the
United States Marine Corps. He earned his Juris
Doctor degree from Catholic University and was
admitted to the North Carolina State Bar, and then
entered active duty. Sam rose to the rank of Captain
and received the Certi"cate of Commendation from
the Commanding General. Following his military
service, he entered private law practice in North
Carolina. Sam spent the latter part of his career in
the oil business, traveling around the world and
living on four continents. He retired from Technip as
Vice President Law.
Sam is survived by his devoted wife of 50 years,
Teresa; his beloved daughters, Jennifer and Jessica;
and sisters-in-law Mary Beth Cater and Ann

and his mischievous Labrador Retriever, Rusty.
A visitation and rosary service at Memorial Oaks
Funeral Home in Houston was held Friday,
September 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. to be followed by a
graveside service at 10 a.m. on Monday, September
10 at Mt. Gur Cemetery in Kernersville, North
Carolina. Honorary pallbearers are Robert Whitt, Joe
Malloy, Marty Samson, John Dotson, Je!rey Tribiano,
and Sidney Maddock. Memorial donations may be
made to Doctors Without Borders.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Sept. 6, 2018

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