Samuel Sylvester Alger Sr., 78, of Luray, died on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at Skyview Springs Nursing and Rehab.
He was born on June 19, 1941, in Harrisonburg and was a son of the late Claude Sylvester Alger and Mary Margaret Stroop Alger.
Mr. Alger was a member of the Antioch Independent Bible Church in Luray.
He is survived by two sons, Samuel Sylvester Alger Jr. of Stanley, and Terry Alger of Woodstock; two sisters, Betty J. Catron and Dorothy Weaver of Luray; two brothers, Everett R. Alger of Luray, and Nolan D. Alger of Mount Crawford; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Earl Alger; three brothers, Carson Lee, Claude David and Clarence Donald Alger; and a sister, Anna L. Cubbage.
A funeral service was conducted on Saturday, Dec. 28, at the Bradley Funeral Home by Pastor Frank Painter.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Luray Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 266, Luray, Va. 22835; or to the Luray Volunteer Fire Department, 1 Firehouse Lane, Luray.
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