Michael E. Sampson, 60, of Moline, IL died Friday December 25, 2015 at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Cremation has been accorded. Services are 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 4, 2016 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo.

Michael E. Sampson, 60, of Moline, IL died Friday December 25, 2015 at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Cremation has been accorded. Services are 1:00 p.m. Monday, January 4, 2016 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the National Cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois where military services will be conducted. Visitation is one hour prior to services Monday at Fippinger’s where a memorial fund will be established. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.

He was born February 7, 1955 in Rock Island to Alva and Joyce Sims Sampson. He attended Aledo High School and enlisted into the U.S. Marines in 1973. He was Honorably Discharged in 1976.

Michael married Wanda Catlett January 21, 1977 in Moline, Illinois.

Michael was employed at the Rock Island Arsenal and for the railroad. He was most recently employed at Goodwill Store in Rock Island where he received the Employee of the Year Award.

He enjoyed fishing, bowling, playing pool, cards and watching movies.

Survivors include four daughters, Mindy Rogowski of Greenwood, Indiana; Melanie and Misty Sampson both of LaCrosse, WI; Molly Sampson of Davenport, Iowa; two sons, Brian Dickenson of Moline; IL; Derek Haney of East Moline, IL; several grandchildren; four sisters, Diana (Herbert) Adams of Lebanon, OH, Denise (Brad) Greer of Oakdale, CA, Doreen (Jeff) Dodson of Knoxville, IL, Delma (Doug) Malcom of Marionville, MO; two brothers, Lee Sampson of Ottumwa, IA, Bruce (Julie) Sampson of Las Vegas, Nevada; several nieces and nephews.

His parents and two brothers, Jeff and Jerry preceded him in death.