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Born Aug. 3, 1941, in the Arno community Turrell Samuel “Sam” Waggoner passed away Friday, April 13, 2007, following heart surgery.
He was born Aug. 3, 1941, in the Arno community, the son of Turrell and Bessie (Means) Waggoner.
Sam owned and operated the Waggoner concrete business in Kansas City for a number of years.
Sam was a quiet, lovable human being, and was liked by everyone who knew him. As a small child he played the pump organ to the delight of his family.
He spent many happy hours hunting and fishing at his five-acre camp site, accompanied by his dog, Jack.
He is survived by three sons, Dale, Bill and Brandon; two daughters, Tammy and Sonja Anne; several grandchildren; his companion Peggy Clark; and many nieces and nephews.
He is also survived by four sisters, Mavis McAvoy, of Salisbury, Md., Frances Roelke, of Knoxville, Md., Lois Moore, Ledyard, Conn., and Mary Kreisvelt, Tulsa, Okla.
Services were held on April 17 at the White Chapel Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Bob Morris. Interment was in Ever Green Cemetery, Braymer, Mo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Jack and Bill, and his sister Ruth Joan Gibson.
Sam made peace with God in the presence of Rev. Morris.