Samuel Layton Huey, 89, died Saturday, Nov. 27.
He was born in Floydada, Texas.
Mr. Huey was a veteran of World War II. He joined the U.S. Army at the age of 22 and served in North Africa, Italy, France, and Germany as an artillery forward observer.
He was a barber and businessman in Riverbank for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Wilma Huey; daughters, Deborah Brescia, Cherise Loff; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Samuel Huey, Jr.; an infant daughter; and five siblings.
A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 3 at Ceres Memorial Park. No visitation.
Remembrances may be made to Harmony Primitive Baptist Church, 7200 Locust, Hughson, CA 95326.
Riverbank Memorial Chapel in charge of arrangements.