Sam Moyle
(1951 - 2010)

Sam Moyle

South Carolina
May 20, 1951

March 17, 2010

Guest Book
I regret that I just learned of Sam's passing as I glanced through the "in memoriam" section of the Supply Corps Foundation website. I served with Sam on USS SIMON BOLIVAR (SSBN 641)making a deployment with him until I relieved him a few months later as the SUPPO. We remained friends for several years and had several mutual friends including SKCM Bob Scott who passed away several yaers ago. Sam was a great shipmate, friend, and mentor. I truly valued our time serving together. I too am an avid Civial War buff , and being from New England, you can imagine we often engaged in spririted coversation. My belated sympathies.

Glenn Robillard
Glenn Robillard (Shipmate)
October 14th, 2011
I served with Sam at NSC Charleston in 1985. I just learned of his passing when I saw his name in the MOAA newsletter. Sam was a special guy, and a superb officer. I went to Furman, so we often would talk about life in the foothill country of SC. My belated condolences.
Steve Maas
Steve Maas
June 8th, 2010
Sara - Ruth - Eve - and family,
We are so very sorry to hear of the death of your beloved Dad and husband, Sam. Although just meeting him briefly when coming to your house to pick up the girls, he was always full of stories and always made you feel welcome around him. Just a "southern gentleman" as your description well depicts.
If it can ease the pain even slightly, please know that it is for Sam that we work tirelessly on the Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society, it will be Sam that we purchase luminaria in Memory of, and it will be for you that we walk and fundraise each and every year until a cure is found for this dreaded disease that took him far too young.
Our thoughts are with you - every step of the way.

Our Love,
The Dudley Family
(Bob, Susan, Bobby, Eric and Sarah)
Susan Dudley (Friend)
March 27th, 2010
Rachel, I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you. Angi
Angi Bedell (friend of Rachel)
March 26th, 2010
Mrs. Moyle and Family,
I was so sorry to learn of Sam's passing. Sam and I were high school friends in Walhalla and graduated in the same class in 1969. My prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. With my deepest sympathy, Bobby Ramey
Bobby Ramey (High School Friend)
March 23rd, 2010
Sara and family, we have never met, but Sam and I along with Lee and Gail (Cox) Murph traveled to Yellowstone National Park together in the Spring of 1971. I’m pretty sure that was Sam’s first trip and my third. I had a 69 jeep and pulled a tent camper, Sam had a blue MG sports car, and the Murph’s were in a Cutlass. We camped together each night along the way. It was quite an adventure with several exciting events taking place while we traveled. Naturally, after arriving in Gardiner, Mt. we all went our separate ways, however, I do remember visiting with Sam when his mother came out to visit. (What a great and gracious lady.) Within the last couple of years several Yellowstone guys (Bennie Queen, David Hedden, Pat Welch & wife, Bill Berg & wife) met at Richard Harper’s house on Lake Keowee and shared memories of Yellowstone, many of which included Sam. My prayers are with you and your family.
Wayne Frady (Friend)
March 22nd, 2010
Our prayers are with you.
Reg and Peggy Tatum (Friends)
March 21st, 2010
Sara, Rachel, Daniel, Ruthie, Evie, Cissy and Aunt heart, thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Teddy told me of Sam's passing. Seeing Sam's photo..I was shocked..the tears are still falling.

I still see all of us listening to Sam and Sara debate opening Christmas gifts while eating Aunt Mary's chocolate fudge cake! My favorite Sam memory..him falling off of Aunt Mary's roof!

May God bless Sam and your entire family. I am sure he has a book in his hands right now!
Always did and always will!

Love, Sheila Haase
Sheila Haase (Family)
March 20th, 2010
Mrs. Moyle and family
I am so sorry to hear of your loss, we are praying for you. Please let us know if there is any way we can be of help to you.
Liz and Shanon Yokley
Quentin, Hayden, Elinor
Liz Yokley (GWCES parent)
March 20th, 2010
Dear Family,

I was so sorry to hear of your loss of Sam. He was such a sweet man. I always enjoyed sharing memories at the reunions. Family was so important to him; not only was his love obvious, but he put so much into finding out about, documenting and telling us what he knew about our family. I thankful for the times I sat across the table and listened to his stories. The reunions will not be the same. You are in my thoughts and prayers through this very difficult time. Love, Miriam
Miriam Mcgready Fallon (cousin)
March 20th, 2010
Sam was one of the kind and gentlest hearts we've known. He was a true friend that always brought warmth to the deepest part of our souls. Though his family was the center of his life he always had as much room to share with friends as they needed. He will be deeply and sorely missed.

With all our sympathy,

The Hubbard family
Kay, Wayne, Sean & Taylor Hubbard (friend)
March 19th, 2010
Sara and children: I am so very sad to read about your loss. I know this is a very difficult time for you all. You have my deepest sympathy. Gather strength from each other and know that you are thought of and loved by many. <3
Janice Batts (Friend - Former co-worker)
March 19th, 2010
I knew Sam through his loving daughter Eve. Although I only knew him a couple of years, he has forever touched my life. He loved his family so much, and was one of the sweetest people I've ever met. Mrs. Moyle and family, you are in my prayers through this hard time and I can not express how sadened I am by your loss.

My deepest sympathy,
Lauren Ivancik (Friend)
March 18th, 2010
Rachel and family,
I am truly sorry for your loss. I was so sad to hear this news. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Chi O love and mine,
Katie Sossamon (friend of Rachel)
March 18th, 2010
Sam was a gentleman of the highest order. He and his family are some of my family's oldest friends. I remember shooting .22 rifles with Sam, my dad, my brother, Danny, down in southern Maryland. I remember the time he scooped me up for being unruly in Monterey, CA. He will be sorely missed and fondly remembered by all that knew him. Fair winds and following seas, Sir.
Kinzo Mihara (Friend)
March 17th, 2010
we are sorry for your loss of your husband and father. we met you all at wahalla at thanksgiving some years ago. we had my mother then, so we all came down from norfolk, virginia and enjoyed a great weekend with all the family. our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
james & ditter holland (dana haase's parents)
March 17th, 2010
Sam was my first cousin and my first sweetheart, and--through his imagination--he and I traveled the world, fought Yankees and pirates, hid runaway slaves in secret hiding places in the headboards of the beds in our grandmother's upstairs big bedroom, and hunted bear with Daniel Boone--all from the swing on Grandmother Moyle's side porch during summer vacations in Columbia, SC. The world is much diminished without his presence. I will miss him terribly, and I will always remember all the joys and adventures we shared as children.

My heart aches for his wife, Sara, whose pain I know first hand; for his children, who have lost their father at such an early age (as I did, when my father--Sam's Uncle Tom--died at the age of 46); for his mother, my Aunt Mary Helen, who must now bury a child; for his sister, Cissy, who was so very close to him; and for his brother, Bill, who has already suffered such loss. All of you are in my thoughts and have my love.

With heartfelt sympathy,

Melinda Moyle Hicks
Melinda (Moyle) Hicks (First Cousin)
March 17th, 2010
Our thoughts and hearts are with you and the entire family at this very difficult time. Your dad was a wonderful man. I hope you can find some comfort in the many great memories and experiences that you shared together. With deepest sympathy, Tamsen & Tony
Tamsen Kingry
March 17th, 2010
The words cannot describe how sad we are for you. We only had a privilege of meeting Sam a few times but he was a wonderful gentleman. We are praying for you and your family.

Jisoo, Brian and Amelia
Jisoo and Brian Beanland
March 17th, 2010
Our hearts are aching for you. Sam was a wonderful man. We will always remember his jovial personality and his love for family. Our love and prayers reach out to you at this sad time. Please know you are in our constant thoughts. Love to all, Bev & Tom
Beverly Beanland (Rachel's in-laws)
March 17th, 2010
What you are feeling right now is pain beyond any thing you can ever imagine. All we can say is to wish you and your family a peace that surpasses all human understanding which come from God.You will get through this somehow. We are thinking of you and praying for you.

The Moyi's
Tabitha Liboyi (Friend)
March 17th, 2010
So sorry to hear about thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Elisa Madrid
March 17th, 2010
I have known Sam since they lived in Monterrey, California. So for about 21+ years or so. His daughter Rachel, has been my best friend from the early age of 8. He was a wonderful man. He always would call me "Darlin'" thanks to his southern roots. It was "How are you doing Darlin'" with a big hug and kiss.

I told my parents at a very young age that if they died I would want to go live with Sam and Sara. Sam was like a second father. Sam and Sara took care of me for 3 months while my brother was sick in the hospital. I have many memories of Sam, from tickling me when I was a little kid to the point I really had to pee, to sleeping in their living room after the earth quake in CA. I remember when we were on our way to the beach and we made a stop to tour USC on the family vacation and trying to convince Rachel and myself the reasons we REALLY REALLY wanted to go to USC (thank goodness Rachel and Ruthie both went there :)). I remember going to the Battle of Hastings in England with the family while I was spending my summer visiting them in London. It was Sam who would come pick us up from the Tube since we didn't want to walk to mile up hill back to the house. When I got out of the military he told me I could come live with them and get a job down in Lexington Park if I wanted to.

The whole Moyle family would come see the Mihara Family for Christmas' and some Thanksgiving's even when Rachel was not able to go the rest of the family would still get together. My family sends there condolences to the whole Moyle Family.

I will always remember Sam as the southern gentlemen who would go out of his way to help you. He had a wonderful life with a great wife, children, grandchildren, and he will always be remember. I told him before he passed that I will be there to support the entire family, it is what he would want. He was always more worried more about them then about himself.

Rest in Piece - I am glad you are not suffering anymore! I love you Sam!
Kasane Mihara (like family or another da)
March 17th, 2010
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"Rachel- I am so sorry to hear the news. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers."
Becky Floyd
March 20th, 2010
"My deepest condolences to the Moyle family. Sam was a good frined, and I will miss him dearly. Many times after I retired from Wyle, I would drive past the Wyle blg, and I would think of Sam, and would call him on my cell phone; sometimes we would me"
lloyd collier
March 19th, 2010
March 19th, 2010
"Rachel - words can't say what I wish I could tell you by just giving you a hug. This is a beautiful way to spread your dad's love to those of us who weren't blessed to know him more. Prayers are with you, as always. Love you."
Rebekah Szivak
March 19th, 2010
"Rachel, thinking of you and your family. Your in my prayers."
Amber Lane
March 18th, 2010
March 17th, 2010
"Gil has told me many stories about being the little yankee cousin who loved spending summers in Walhalla with his cousin Sam. You two had many adventures together. As an adult, he took us to visit you in Maryland where we ate blue crabs on the back"
Dana Haase
March 17th, 2010
"Rachel, I am so saddened to hear of this. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time."
Anna Sarofeen
March 17th, 2010
"Rachel--There are no words. Many prayers to you and your family during this difficult time."
Cathy Justl
March 17th, 2010

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