Eugene Sampson

June 14, 1927October 23, 2016

Eugene Sampson, 89, of Port Lavaca passed away October 23, 2016. He was born June 14, 1927 on a farm outside of Mattoon, IL to the late Virgil Lee and Wreatha Irene Guymon Sampson. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and Korea then retired from Alcoa after 33 years. Eugene was also a member of the VFW. He is survived by his son, Allan Sampson and wife, Josie; sister, Karen Sampson DeShazo; 2 grandchildren, A.J. Wagner and Joseph Sampson and 3 great-grandchildren, Hunter, Carter and Alex. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jane Cook Sampson; parents; sisters, Norma Dubler and Lucille Martin and brother, Harold Sampson. A time of visitation will be held Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 at Greenlawn Gardens with military honors under the auspices of the Calhoun County Veterans Joint Honor Guard. Honorary Pallbearers are Joseph Sampson and Gilbert Pena Sr. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at


  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, October 28, 2016


Eugene Sampson

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October 14, 2017

Heartfelt condolences are extended to your family at this difficult time. Seek the love and support God provides to help you cope during this time - Psalms 29:11

Starla Hunt

October 27, 2016

Eugene was such a special gentleman. I only knew him for a little of two years, but I loved his spunk and attitude. Thank you Allan and Josie for continuing the pleasure of knowing him. Call if you ever need anything.