Patrick F Sampson

March 21st, 1939 to June 4th, 2018

Patrick Francis Sampson, 79, of Marysville, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family Monday, June 4, 2018. He was a loving and devoted man to all who knew him.

He was born March 21, 1939 in Detroit to the late Harold and Dolores Sampson. He married Lois Beck on August 7, 1965 in El Paso, Texas.

Mr. Sampson was employed with Detroit Edison for 37 years, retiring in 2000. He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Mt. Clemens in 1957. He served in the U.S. Navy 1958-64 aboard the U.S.S. Lloyd Thomas and the U.S.S. John King. He was a member of American Legion Post 449 and Moose Lodge 158 and attended Colonial Woods Missionary Church. He served six years on the Marysville City Council and also served on the Planning Commission and the Recreation Board.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lois; two daughters, Gina Sampson McKillop and Kelley (Jeff) Hedberg; two step children, Linda Knight and Scott Horth; loving grandfather of Brittney, Ryan, Kaylee, McKensey, Kelsey, Jeffrey, Jaymey, Michele, Eric and several great grandchildren; two brothers, Leo (Sue) Sampson and Michael (Helga) Sampson; six sisters, LuAnn Alexander, Patricia Sampson, Carol (Ron) Falkenhagen, Mary Jean (Dennis) Riedel, Dolores (Roman) Halanski and Francis Sampson; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Bert Sampson; and a sister, Colleen Vitale.

Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Thursday in Marysville Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018 in Marysville Funeral Home. The Rev. Bob Keller and the Rev. Brian Ake of Colonial Woods Missionary Church will officiate.

Burial will be in Riverlawn Cemetery, Marysville. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Navy and the St. Clair County Allied Veterans Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Michael Sampson, Leo Sampson, Ryan Palmer, Jeffrey Hedberg, Jeff Hedberg, Kevin Pierce and Jack Oberthaler. Honorary pallbearers will be Dennis Riedel and Ronald Falkenhagen.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. To send condolences, visit

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