Born: September 2, 1934 - Deceased: November 19, 2020
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Robert G. Sams, 86, of Swansea, IL, born Sunday, September 2, 1934, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020 peacefully in his sleep.
Robert worked as a grain merchandiser for Archer Daniels Midland. In his younger years, he enjoyed boating and skiing and later puzzles, gambling, and his great grandson, Jaxson.
He was preceded in death by his:
Wife: Patricia I., nee Dinga, Sams
Parents: Shelbourne H. and Gertrude, nee Dauer, Sams
James S. Sams
David E. Sams
Sister: Fay D. Powell
Surviving are his:
Daughter: Janet Brinkman of Belleville, IL
Brother: John M. Sams of Sacramento, CA
Sister: Carolyn J. (Wayne) Bryant of Belleville, IL.
Sister-in-law: Barbara Sams
Jennifer L.Brinkman (Tim Barnes)
Lisbeth J. Brinkman (Matt Ricehouse)
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Home Instead.
Visitation: Visitation from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Bob Swickard officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Fairview Heights, IL.