Sam was a god fearing and loveable man who could be a grouch to people. He died in 1984 in his sleep peacefully after winning a pumpkin in a village show the night before. He was born in 1896 and had served at Flanders towards the end of World War I. He had a sister Rosemary Pearson who later married an Arthur Kendall.
"Well it's not yours is it?" (First line)