Kenneth Edward Sampson

May 25, 1937 ~ May 11, 2021 (age 83)


Kenneth Edward Sampson, 83, of Peru, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

He was born on May 25, 1937 to Richard Edward & Eileen (Kester) Sampson.  He married Gladys Sampson, and she survives.  Kenneth retired from Mallow Appliance as an appliance serviceman.  He worked with the Cub Scouts, and enjoyed boats, motorcycles, race cars, camping, and CB radios.  He attended the Parkview United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife and their children, Steve (Pam) Sampson and Jeff Sampson, both of Peru.  Also surviving are brothers Jeffery Sampson of Peru, Gary Sampson of Denver, Mark Sampson of Macy, Vince Sampson of Peru, and Brett Sampson of Kentucky; and sister Sonja Campbell of Peru.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Richard Sampson, and sisters Dolly and Caroline.

A graveside service will be held at 10am on Monday, May 17, 2021 at Mount Hope Cemetery in Peru, with Pastor J. Robert Clark officiating.

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Graveside Service
May 17, 2021

10:00 AM
Mount Hope Cemetery
411 North Grant Street
Peru, IN 46970

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