Paul M Sams

September 14th, 1950 to March 21st, 2017

Paul Michael Sams, age 66, answered the call of our Lord on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 after a courageous battle with Leukemia. He was born on September 14, 1950 and split time between his residence in Port Huron Township and Wolverine, Michigan.

Paul is survived by his mother, Mayme Sams; brother-in-law, Paul Collins; aunt, Ester Autio; niece, Sarah Collins and friends who he had met throughout his life’s journey, including David Taylor, Jim Winkel and Jim Desmarais. He is preceded in death by his father, William Sams, and sister, Linda Collins.

Paul maintained a strong relationship with God during the course of his life and was a member of St. Edward on the Lake Catholic Church. Paul graduated from Port Huron Northern High School and attended college at St. Clair County Community College & Michigan Technical University where he pursued an education in Forestry inspired by his love of nature and all its glory. He took pride in sharing interesting information about the great outdoors on nature hikes or an afternoon of fishing. He enjoyed spending time with loved ones, meeting new people and took a very active role in the care of his mother. He embraced the peacefulness of northern Michigan and capturing special moments on a camera.

Funeral services will be held at 12:45 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2017 in Pollock Randall Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 11:30 a.m.

He will be laid to rest at Woodland Cemetery.

Donations can be made to St. Edward on the Lake Catholic Church or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. To send condolences, visit

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