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Obituary: Larry D. Sample, 43, Columbia, KY

Mr. Sample was a part of a large, respected family, with widespread membership from Adair County to Texas, Colorado, and Newfoundland, Canada

Larry D. Sample, 43, Columbia, KY, died tuesday, June 2, 2009, at 10:05amCT at his home after a short illness.

The funeral service will be Friday, June 5, 2009, at 6:00pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY. Visitation will be after 2:30pmCT on Friday, June 5, 2009.

He is survived by his wife, Kim Sample, Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • His parents; John and Monika Sample, Killeen, TX

  • Four daughters: Emily and Mary "Frankie" Sample, both of Columbia, KY; and Latrisha Burton and Latasha Burton, both of Richmond, KY

  • Son: Timmy Sample of Russell Springs, KY

  • Brothers: John Sample and wife Pat, Killeen, TX; Frank Sample and wife Cheryese, Ft. Collins, CO; Monty Sample and wife Christy, Nolanville, TX; Colin Wolford and wife Shawna, Columbia, KY; and Cody Wolford, Columbia, KY

  • Sisters: Joan Viterille and husband Mike, Firestone, CO; Marissa Holmes and husband Doug, Columbia, KY; and Tammy Wolford, Columbia, KY

  • Sister-in-law: Elizabeth Hayward and Jeff Ralph, St. John's Newfoundland

  • In-laws: Frank and Anne Hayward , St. John's Newfoundland

  • Five grandchildren

  • Several other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Sample.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

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