Jerry D. Sampson
Jerry D. Sampson, 53, of Aledo, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 in his home. Services were 2 p.m. Monday at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Private burial will be at a later date. Visitation was from noon until time of services Monday at Fippingers where memorials may be left to the Mercer County Food Pantry. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
He was born Dec. 8, 1956 in Rock Island to Alva and Joyce Sims Sampson. He attended the Aledo schools and married Becky Brown Nov. 7, 1980 in Keithsburg.
Jerry was employed at General Grind and Machine in Aledo for 25 years. He enjoyed fishing, playing pool, watching movies and being with his grandchildren.
Survivors include a daughter, Rochelle Lynn Sampson of Davenport, Iowa; two sons, Brian James Brown of Austin, Texas and Lee Sampson of Viola; seven grandchildren; sisters, Diana (Herbert) Adams of Lebanon, Ohio, Denise (Brad) Greer of Oakdale, Calif., Doreen (Jeff) Dodson of Monmouth, Delma Malcom of Marionville, Mo. and brothers, Michael Sampson of Rock Island, Lee Sampson of Ottumwa, Iowa, Bruce Sampson of Las Vegas, Nev. and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
His parents and a brother Jeff preceded him in death.