A native of Bedford County, Sam is a graduate of Jefferson Forest High School. After high school, Sam attended John Tyler Community College where he received his Associates in Funeral Services. Sam joined the Tharp family in 2015.
Sam lives in Forest and very active in his church, Mount Hermon Baptist Church where he is the choir director and leads Vacation Bible School. He is also active with the Bedford Chamber of Commerce as an Ambassador and will graduate in August 2020 from the Leadership Bedford program. In Sam’s free time, he enjoys playing the piano and attending southern gospel concerts, as well as, spending time with his family.