Sammy Ray Parton Jr., age 61 of Auburn, GA passed away Friday, May 19, 2023. He is survived by his son Christopher Parton; siblings Gene Richmond, Daniel Richmond, Donald Richmond, Diane Hogsed and step brother Joe DeHart. Sammy was preceded in death by his father Sammy Ray Parton Sr.; mother Elaine Held; siblings Kenneth Richmond and Harold Parton. A Memorial service will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, June 3, 2023 at the Christian Life Center Church in Braselton. Officiating will be Pastor Jeff Long and Berry Soman. Interment cremation. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548. Lawsonfuneralhome.org. 706-654-0966.