Donald F. Samson

June 16, 2020
Donald F. Samson, 86 of Volney, NY; passed away Tuesday morning at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Syracuse. Mr. Samson was born in Oswego, NY to the late Harold and Flora Samson. He remained a lifelong resident of Volney and was also a snowbird of Florida where he and his wife wintered for over 20 years. Mr. Samson was a United States Veteran having served in the Army during the Korean War. He retired from the Carpenter’s Local #747, Oswego after 25+ years of service. Mr. Samson was a horse racing fan and enjoyed playing pin pong, horseshoes, shuffleboard, and pool. He was also an avid reader. Mr. Samson was pre-deceased by his brothers: Neil and James Samson. He was survived by his wife of 38 years Almeda Samson of Volney, his children: Eric (Pam) Samson of TX, Teresa (Alan) Cady of Fulton, Ronnie Samson of ID, Terry (Chuck) VanBuren of Fulton, Dennis (Joann) Samson of Volney, Donna McKnight of TX, Kelly (Paul) Bristow of IA, Scott (Tracy) Samson of Oswego, Deana (Ian) Levine of Burnt Hills, NY; Karen (Mark) Zeske of TX, Kathleen Broderick of Red Creek, NY; Charles (Judy) Dillabough of TX, Raymond (Marsha) Dillabough of West Monroe, NY; siblings: Harold (Rose) Samson of CA, Ellen Woodruff of Volney, NY; Edna Taylor of AZ, Howard (Joan) Samson of Volney, Shirley (Rick) Samson of KS, and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held privately at Oswegotown Rural Cemetery, Oswegotown, NY. The Sugar Funeral Home, Inc., 224 W. 2nd St. S., Fulton has care of the arrangements.

2 thoughts on “Donald F. Samson

  1. Our deepest sympathies go out to Almeda and her family.
    We always enjoyed their company when they came to the library,
    he will greatly missed.
    Condolences from
    Your Friends at the Library

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