Samuel L. Share, age 94, of Corning, NY died on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at his home in Corning.
Sam was born on October 5, 1926 in Corning to Percy and Elizabeth (Cranage) Share. He served in the United States Army, Pacific Air Service Command from 1946 to 1947. He started working for Corning Glass Works in the Hand Shop at the Main Plant in 1943, worked in Pressware, Main Plant and at the Power House, and retired in 1988.
Sam built his home on Higman Hill, enjoyed wood working, deep sea fishing, and camping.
He is a member of Central Baptist Church in Corning where he served in many capacities including being a deacon and ushering.
He is survived by his step-children: Andrea (Brit) Nelson of Horseheads, NY, Deryl Gene (Phil) Campbell of Horseheads, and Sharon Carr of Elmira, NY; 8 grandchildren including two very special grandsons, Gregory Bullock and Kevan Nelson; several great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Todd Luckner of Corning; and many nieces and nephews.
Sam was predeceased by his wife Viola Mangus (1951-1980) and wife Joyce Youmans (1980-1994).
Calling hours will be held on Monday, September 27th from 3 - 5 PM at Central Baptist Church, 11791 East Corning Road in Corning where funeral services will follow at 5 PM with Pastors Jon Pitman and Ronald Aebersold officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery in Corning.
Memorial donations may be made in Sam’s name to Central Baptist Church.
Sam’s care was entrusted to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.