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ARPP Root and Carter Funeral Home
Friday October 9th, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am

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ARPP Root and Carter Funeral Home
Friday October 9th, 2020
11:00am

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Terry Sams

Sams, Terry Lee, age 75 of Germantown passed away October 4, 2020. He was born at home in Miamisburg, OH to the late Elmer and Myrtle (Sharp) Sams, graduated from Miamisburg High School and was a US Army Veteran. Terry was energetic, happy and funny. He loved his garden and walking for miles in the woods. In 1965 Terry married his wife Diana Sams and they were married for 53 years. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Diana (Gudgell) Sams, his brother Ronnie Sams, his sister Sharon Gibson, and his granddaughter Michelle Lee Johnson. He is survived by his daughters Penny Sue Johnson (Greg Bowling), Mary M. (Brian) Larew, his brother Donnie (Pam) Sams, his sister Patty (Mike) Roy, his sister Tammy (John) Lentz, 2 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and many extended family and friends who will miss him dearly. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 9th at 11:00am at Arpp, Root & Carter Funeral Home, 29 N Main St. Germantown OH, with burial immediately at Evergreen Cemetery in West Carrollton. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00 at the funeral home.

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I will always miss this very special man and his family. He had a sense-of-humor and such a beautiful, kind heart. I was thinking about him today, and found this. Im happy hes out of pain and confusion, and surrounded by love.

Lisann Jun 8 2021 12:00 AM

We are so deeply sorry for your family's loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

The Jessie family Oct 19 2020 12:00 AM

The video of Terry was revealing if his life as a young man growing up, a veteran, a husband, father and grandfather. Very telling to us, thank you for sharing. I recall meeting Terry back in 6th grade. Kinda had a little crush on him for a while but we were just friends nof course. His smile just always snuck up on a person...showing his natural happiness. May your family's memories comfort you each. God bless and hold you in His hand. Linda L WILLIAMS (Mullins)

Linda L Williams (Mullins) Oct 9 2020 12:00 AM

What a beautiful tribute to Terry. I attended high school with Terry. Sorry for your loss, may the pictures and memories give you some comfort now.

Deb Langworthy Sweeney Oct 9 2020 12:00 AM

Dear Penny, Mary and family,I want to take the time to express my sincere condolences in regards of both your parents, Diane and Terry.As you know, Diane was a client of mine for many years. Towards the final years of my serving her, Terry would bring her and sit and visit while I shaped Diane's hair. Even when I visited their home to serve your Grandmother, I always enjoyed our visits, and you father always had a smile on his face. No matter what they or the family were facing. I will be out of town at the time of Terry's service, but please know you will be in my heartfelt thoughts and prayers. It was certainly a pleasure to have know them!

Darlene Raker Oct 6 2020 12:00 AM