I always wanted to be as tall as my Uncle so I would be a great basketball and volleyball player. He loved UT and I loved his smile and jesting ways. My mom, Patsy, said as growing up he was a loving and caring child amid his older brothers and sister.
Samuel “Sammy” Lawrence McCullough Jr. was preceded in death by his father Samuel Lawrence McCullough Sr., mother Pauline Dutton McCullough, sister Rena Lynn McCullough, brothers James “Jimmy” Edward McCullough, Thomas Michael “Mike” McCullough, William “Billy” Benton McCullough, Herschel Ray McCullough and Clyde Randall “Randy” McCullough. He is loved and remembered by his family, spouses, step children, many nieces and nephews and his loving companion Gloria Gill.