Samuel “Sam” Drewry

Published 11:16 am Saturday, June 19, 2010

Name: Samuel “Sam” Drewry

Age: 78

Occupation: Retired from Severn Peanut Co.

Spouses name: Jean

Children’s names and ages: Dawn Nickerson, 53; Sam “Dee” Drewry Jr., 51; and John Moore Drewry, 44

Church affiliation: Boykins United Methodist Church

People say I look like: The late Southampton County state Rep. Sam Pope

TV show I never miss: “Two and a Half Men”

The secret to happiness is: God and living clean

I wish I knew how to: Excel in computers

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Fried chicken, potatoes and hot rolls

One word that best describe me: Easy going

My proudest achievement: My marriage of nearly 58 years

My most recent trip: Fort Benning, Ga., for my grandson’s graduation

My life won’t be complete until: I live to be 100

I really lose my cool when: People lie to me

Favorite college sports team: University of Virginia

Favorite pro sports team: Washington Redskins

Favorite color: Blue

Best decision I’ve made in life: Marrying and having my children

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Boykins Fire and Rescue, food bank.

What gives me the blues: When things don’t go right.

My best childhood memory: I have so many, I don’t know where to start.