The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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January 19, 2014

William D. Sampson

RACINE, Mo. — William David Sampson, 87, passed into eternal rest at 9:16 a.m. at his home surrounded by his family.

William David Sampson was born Dec. 28, 1926, in Fort Cobb, Okla., the son of Oliver and Dora (Myers) Sampson. David served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a farmer and a member of the Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Racine, Mo.

David married Robbie Letretha Lindley in Arrey, N. M. and she survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Kelly Sampson and wife, Kathy, Neosho and Ernest Sampson and wife, Debbie, Seneca; two daughters, Sara McKeehan and son-in-law, of 33 years John and Faith Yeats and husband, Anthony, Neosho; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. David was preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Meridith Sampson.

Funeral services under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Apostolic Lighthouse in Racine, Mo., with Rev. Kelly Sampson and Ernest Sampson officiating. Burial will be in the Burkhart Cemetery, Racine with Keith Sampson, Kaleb Sampson, Scotty Sampson, Clint Yeats, Zach Bourgault, Marlon Douglas Dan Haskins, Philip Daniel and Chris Sanders serving as pallbearers.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at the Apostolic Lighthouse in Racine.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorial contributions be made to the funeral home for funeral services.

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