Samuel Clyde Smothers of Riverhead died at his home Nov. 30, 2019. He was 66 years old.

Born in Riverhead on Oct. 15, 1953, he was the son of Santi and Fannie (Hobson) Smothers.

He enjoyed fishing, playing spades, dancing and making people laugh, his family said.

He is survived by his siblings, Doris Langhorne of Riverhead, Alberta Magee of Riverhead, Alicia Smothers of Florida, and Thomas Smothers of Riverhead.

Visitation and a memorial service will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10:30 a.m. at Galilee Church of God in Christ. Cremation will be private.