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Ward Samons

August 19, 1928 - December 11, 2015

Burial Date January 1, 1970

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Ward M. Samons, 87, passed away at 12:54 am December 11, 2015 at Lima Manor Nursing Home.

Ward was born August 19, 1928 near Martin, KY, to Robert and Patsy Click Samons who preceded him in death. On March 7, 1952 he married Gail Rice who survives in Lima.

He was a US Army veteran of Post World War II, he took vocational training after his service time and worked as a machine repairman at Excello/ Airfoil Textron with 39 years service before retiring. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene where he was head usher for many years and volunteered for Heartbeat of Lima in several capacities. He also was a garden farmer.

Survivors include: 2 Sons, David Phyllis Samons of Lima, Mike Samons of Columbus; a Daughter, Kathy Rex Herfurth of Alger; 3 Grandchildren, Amber Brandon Scott and Robin Herfurth of Alger, Ryan Arynn Herfurth of Roscoe, IL; 5 Great-Grandchildren – Russell, Aiden, and Madeline Herfurth, Connor and Savanah Scott; 2 Brothers, Royce Samons of Inverness, FL, Berman Dianna Samons of Shephardsville, KY,

He was preceded in death by: 2 Brothers, Lloyd and Robert Samons.

Friends may call from 11:00 am until time of services at 1:00 pm Monday, December 14 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES EASTSIDE CHAPEL with Rev. Dan Campbell officiating. Burial will follow in Bluelick Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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