Boyd Sampson, 61, of Spencer, WV died december 2, 2001 at Charleston Area Medical Center's General Division.

He was born april 19, 1940 in Calhoun County, WV a son of the late Orval Brown "Joe" and Beulah Louise "Bood" Kelley Sampson. He was a disabled saw mill worker and a farmer.

He is survived by a daughter, Betty Shamblin of Charleston, WV; four sons, Rick and Danny Sampson both of Spencer, Tom Sampson of Looneyville, WV and Robert Sampson of Ravenswood, WV; a brother, Edwin Eugene Sampson of Spencer; fourteen grandchildren and five step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ray Sampson and a sister, Barbara Sampson.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, December 6, 2001 at the Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer with Reverend Leon Strickland officiating. Burial will be in the Gibson Cemetery, Arnoldsburg, WV. Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, December 5 at the funeral home.