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Joe "Danny" Sampson
April 28, 2018
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Joe Daniel (Danny) Sampson, 68, of Kilgore, Texas, died Saturday, April 28, 2018, after a brief battle with cancer. The family will receive visitors at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore, Texas, Monday, April 30th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Kilgore, Texas, Tuesday, May 1st at 10:00 AM. A committal service will follow at the Danville Cemetery in Kilgore, Texas, and a family lunch will be served by their church at the Sampson home. Memorials may be made to Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 713 Florey Ave., Kilgore, TX 75662.
Danny was born February 18, 1950, in Kilgore, Texas. He graduated from Texarkana High School and attended the University of Arkansas. He met and married his wife of 48 years while in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Two sons were born and blessed his life with their love. He was especially blessed when his only grandchild was born. They had a very special connection.
He was a market manager for Kroger Foods for many years until he met Dr. BK Thomas. For 32 years thereafter, Danny worked for Thomas Operating, a small oil company in East Texas.
He loved the outdoors, especially fishing. Danny served his Lord in numerous ways, including many years as an Elder and teaching Catechism at Pilgrim Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; son and daughter-in-law, JD and Tifaney Sampson of Tyler; son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Angela Sampson of Liberty City; and grandson, Cooper Sampson; sister, Sandra Sterling of Whitehouse; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings.

Joe "Danny" Sampson
April 28, 2018
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Monday, April 30, 2018
6:00 P.M. `- 8:00 P.M.
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Service Schedule
Funeral Service
Pilgrim Lutheran Church
713 Florey Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
10:00 A.M.
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Burial Schedule
Danville Cemetery
Danville Rd.
Kilgore, TX  75662
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