Official Obituary of

Samuel Glendale (Sam Roc) Battle

August 13, 1973 ~ September 13, 2022 (age 49) 49 Years Old
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Samuel Battle Obituary

Samuel Glendale Battle (49) son of Samuel Jerome Cooper and Evangeline Battle was born on August 13, 1973, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Samuel transitioned from this physical life on September 13, 2022, surrounded by family. 

Samuel received his education from The Rocky Mount Public School System. He later became a strong Community Activist for
Nash & Edgecombe Counties and did not have a problem making his voice heard.  During his life, he worked for various employers in
North Carolina, but his most memorable was helping people throughout the community at large.

Samuel loved sports and made it known that The Dallas Cowboys & The Carolina Tarheels were the true and only way to go. Samuel preceded in transition from earth by Mattie J. Daniels
and Luraline Cooper along with other family members.

Samuel leaves to cherish his memory: his wife Alice Denise Whitaker; two daughters, Rashika (Archie) Downey and Shaniqua Battle; three sons, Roderick Workman, Rashad Jones and Treysawn
Wiggins; parents, Samuel Jerome Cooper and Evangeline Battle; five brothers, Terrance Battle, Maurice Battle, Christopher Battle, Christopher Johnson and Terrell Gaines; two sisters, Yolonda Johnson and Tasha Murray; maternal grandfather, Otis (Doretha) Williams, Jr.; four grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Shirley Kelley; a special niece Felicia Parker and a special nephew Robert Baines; a large host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many devoted friends.

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Public Visitation
September 17, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mt. Zion First Baptist Church
320 West Thomas Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Celebration Of His Life Service
September 17, 2022

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mt. Zion First Baptist Church
320 West Thomas Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

September 17, 2022

2:30 PM
Pineview Cemetery
761 E. Raleigh Blvd
Rocky Mount, North Carolina, NC 27803


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