OBITUARY

Samuel Jacob Showalter

April 5, 1950September 21, 2020
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Samuel Jacob Showalter, 70, a resident of Mt. Crawford, died September 21, 2020 at Sentara RMH in Harrisonburg.

A son of the late William Earl and Elma Kingree Showalter, he was born on April 5, 1950 in Rockingham County, VA. He graduated from Turner Ashby High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Sam retired from Truck Thermo King in Harrisonburg and was a member of Mt. Clinton United Methodist Church.

On September 26, 1985 he married Wanda Wilkinson Showalter who preceded him in death on June 25, 2014. Surviving is a son, Timothy S. Showalter of McGaheysville; two brothers, Paul F. Showalter and wife, Wanda, of Mt. Clinton, and William E. Showalter and wife, Barbara, of Harrisonburg; and seven nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Ethel Myers and her husband Ralph; and Mary Lee Cupp and her husband, Dan.

His body will be cremated at Lindsey Funeral Home and Crematory in Harrisonburg. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Private burial will held at a later date in St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, P. O. Box 37920, Boone, IA 50037.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com

  • FAMILY

  • Timothy S. Showalter, Son
  • Paul F. Showalter & wife, Wanda, Brother & Sister-in-law
  • William E. Showalter & wife, Barbara, Brother & Sister-in-law
  • Seven, Nieces & Nephews
  • Wanda Wilkinson Showalter, Wife (deceased)
  • Elma Kingree Showalter, Mother (deceased)
  • William Earl Showalter, Father (deceased)
  • Ethel Myers & husband, Ralph, Sister & Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Mary Lee Cupp & husband, Dan, Sister & Brother-in-law (deceased)

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  • DONATIONS

  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 29, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Private Cremation Burial

Memories

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Malcolm Cameron

September 30, 2020

Sam was good neighbor; quiet, hardworking and friendly. He will be greatly missed in the community.

Phyllis West

September 28, 2020

Tim and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the Lord hold you in his hands and give you strength and guidance in the coming days. Your dad was a great supporter of all your endeavors and we know you will miss him.
All our love,
Ed and Phyllis West

Richard Kingree

September 27, 2020

I remember Sammy running around at family reunions when we were kids. So sorry to learn of his passing. Our condolences to Timothy, Paul, Billy and their families.
Richard and Brenda Kingree
Seaford, Delaware

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Biography

Samuel Jacob Showalter, 70, a resident of Mt. Crawford, died September 21, 2020 at Sentara RMH in Harrisonburg.

A son of the late William Earl and Elma Kingree Showalter, he was born on April 5, 1950 in Rockingham County, VA. He graduated from Turner Ashby High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Sam retired from Truck Thermo King in Harrisonburg and was a member of Mt. Clinton United Methodist Church.

On September 26, 1985 he married Wanda Wilkinson Showalter who preceded him in death on June 25, 2014. Surviving is a son, Timothy S. Showalter of McGaheysville; two brothers, Paul F. Showalter and wife, Wanda, of Mt. Clinton, and William E. Showalter and wife, Barbara, of Harrisonburg; and seven nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel Myers and her husband Ralph; and Mary Lee Cupp and her husband, Dan.

His body will be cremated at Lindsey Funeral Home and Crematory in Harrisonburg. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home. Private burial will held at a later date in St. Paul Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, P. O. Box 37920, Boone, IA 50037.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com

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