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James A. "Andy" Sampson

Friday, August 20, 2004

James A. "Andy" Sampson, 60, of Worthington, passed away at 12:59 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004 at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute.

Born Dec. 10, 1943 in Connersville, he was the son of Amos and Beulah (Friend) Sampson.

He worked for General Motors for 33 years, Detroit Diesel for 25 years, and seven years at GM Truck & Bus in Indianapolis, also one year at Deco Reme in Anderson. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. and was a member of Joy Baptist Church in Indianapolis.

He was a man who loved the Lord, his family, his country and was loyal to his friends.

Survivors include: his wife of 36 years Glenda K. (Scott) Sampson of Worthington; three daughters, Andrea Hall of Martinsville, Tina Estes of Lebanon, and Tammy Moon of Indianapolis; three step-children, Sherie Southern of Colfax, DyAnna Parker of Ladoga, and John David Smith of Pendleton; a brother John Sampson of Bismarck, Ark.; four sisters, Margarite Wade, Ethel Priddy, and Amy Redding, all of Indianapolis, and Fanny Ottinger of Vacaville, Calif.; his mother-in-law Mabel (Burn) Chaplin of Greenwood; 17 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Roberta Prindle, and his father-in-law Robert Scott.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington with the Rev. David Tyra officiating. Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Monday at the funeral home.