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David Richard Sampson

January 20, 1952 ~ July 19, 2018 (age 66)

David R. Sampson, 66, of Saint Marys, died suddenly 9:45 P.M. Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital.


He was born January 20, 1952, the son of James and Betty (Kelley) Sampson.


He is survived by his siblings: James (Carla) Sampson of Saint Marys; John (Kathy) Sampson of Saint Marys; Patrick (Cathy) Sampson of Saint Marys; Julie (James) Hollman of Saint Marys; Anna (Kevin) Katterhenry of Celina. He is survived by a brother-in-law, Dean Wale of Saint Marys.


He was preceded in death by his parents; by a brother, Michael Sampson; a sister, Ruth Wale.


David retired from Auglaize Industries in New Bremen, He loved being outdoors, fishing, bowling, golfing and participating in the Auglaize County Special Olympics. Most of all, David loved being with his family and friends at Heritage Manor in Minster, and Benchmark

He was a lifelong member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Saint Marys.


Mass of Christian burial will be held 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Saint Marys, the Reverend Barry Stechschulte, celebrant. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, Saint Marys. 

Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Tuesday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 West High Street, Saint Marys. Memorial gifts may be given to either the Heritage Manor MRDD unit or the Benchmark Activities Fund.

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