Sam R. McClelland

July 20, 1944 - April 21, 2020
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Sam R. McClelland, 75, of Midlothian, Virginia, passed away on April 21, 2020. Born and raised in New Philadelphia, Ohio, Sam moved to Midlothian with his wife and children in 1983.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shannon Rae; sister, Sherry Haswell (Jerry); and his parents, Virginia and Raymond McClelland.…

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Sam R. McClelland, 75, of Midlothian, Virginia, passed away on April 21, 2020. Born and raised in New Philadelphia, Ohio, Sam moved to Midlothian with his wife and children in 1983.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shannon Rae; sister, Sherry Haswell (Jerry); and his parents, Virginia and Raymond McClelland.

He is survived by his wife, Susan E. McClelland; daughter, Stephanie Goode (David) of Chesterfield, Virginia; son, Steven McClelland (Elizabeth) and grandsons, Connor and Andrew of Durham, North Carolina; brother-in-law, Jerry Haswell (Sherry) of Strasburg, Ohio; and nephews, Timothy Haswell and Raymond Haswell; and niece, Gaile Romine, all of Strasburg, Ohio.

Sam retired in 2018 after 26 years with Sysmex America. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and enjoyed traveling with family, fishing, baseball and other sports.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 11 AM at Evergreen Burial Park in New Philadelphia. Pastor Brian Flood will officiate the service and the New Philadelphia VFW will conduct military honors.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Feed More at feedmore.org and the American Heart Association at heart.org.

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Date: Saturday, May 29, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

Evergreen Burial Park

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1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Born: July 20, 1944
Died: April 21, 2020

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum posted on 5/18/21

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Sam R. McClelland, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Navy Veteran, Sam R. McClelland, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

 

Karen (Beitzel) Welch posted on 5/17/21

Susan and family, So sorry to hear of Sam's passing. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

 

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