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Samuel H. "Sam" Massey

Samuel H. "Sam" Massey

Samuel H. "Sam" Massey, 92, passed away at his Quincy Illinois home Monday, May 18, 2020.
Sam was born to Samuel H. Massey & Charlotte Massey on August 4, 1927, in Hannibal Missouri
He served in the military during the WWII and subsequently graduated from Monroe City High School in 1948.

Sam married Mildred P. Sandifer on October 28, 1951 in Peoria Illinois, who survives him in death.
Professionally, Sam was a barber for over 50 years and was owner operator of M & W Barber Shop located on 24th and Cedar. For many years Sam and Mildred were members of Cedar Crest Country Club where he enjoyed playing golf and cards with his many friends and neighbors. In later years, Cedar Crest made him an Honorary Member. For many years, Sam spent his winters in the heat of Sun City Arizona with Millie, his beloved wife of 69 years, it was where he was at his happiest.

Sam was a dedicated member of St. Francis Catholic Church and a man of faith.
Sam is survived by his wife, Mildred (Millie) Massey, son, Larry Tewell of Mexico Missouri, granddaughter Becky and husband Tony Spurlin of Woodstock Georgia, grandson Matthew Tewell also of Woodstock Georgia, grandson who he helped raise Charles "Chip" Tewell and wife Danielle of Maryville Missouri, five great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Earl Massey and sister-in-law Lucille Massey of Monroe City, brother Vernon Massey of Hannibal, sister Eldor Massey Hickman and her husband Lyle Hickman of Paris Tennessee, and half-brother Arthur Kumm and his wife Ester Kumm of Kirksville.

Private graveside services will be held at Calvary Cemetery. In keeping with his strong faith, Sam requested upon his death that any Memorials be made to St. Francis Catholic School or the Veterans Home in Mexico Missouri. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Mary
Quincy, IL
Comments:
oh what memories of our neighbor!! We lived on Queen Anne Sam and Millie on Briarwoid. My parents and the had many conversations across the fence! May the family find comfort in their memories.
From:
Charles Tewell
Maryville, MO
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Sherri Terwelp
Quincy, IL
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Millie,
So sorry to hear of Sam's passing. You and your family are in my prayers.
From:
Bianca
Raeford, NC
Comments:
Uncle Sam,
I was so blessed to have known you. You were always so kind and thoughtful. I love you and don’t worry we will all take care of Aunt Millie. Rest In Peace!
From:
Dorothy Kern
Monroe City, MO
Comments:
Sam became my good friend during our ten-age years. My sympathy to all his family. May his soul rest in peace. Dorothy
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Cheryl westhaus
Quincy, IL
Comments:
What a wonderful guy. Always smiling, alway a cheerful word to all. So enjoyed seeing him (and Millie) at Cedar Crest. He will be
MISSED.💋❤