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Bruce E. Sampson, Sr.

Posted 2024-02-05 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald from on Feb. 4, 2024 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a beloved
father, cherished friend, and compassionate soul, Bruce E. Sampson Sr.
Bruce left this world on Jan. 6, 2024, at the age of 85, after bravely
facing a lengthy illness.

Bruce was a beacon of warmth and kindness, touching the lives of those
around him with his genuine nature and infectious sense of humor. A
loving father, he was devoted to his family and friends, leaving behind
a legacy of love and laughter. His compassion extended beyond his own
circle, as he once selflessly saved a stranger's life by performing the
Heimlich maneuver at a restaurant.

An enthusiast of life's simple pleasures, Bruce found joy in singing
karaoke on Friday nights at the VFW and spending tranquil evenings
gazing into the flames of his fire pit at home. His love for animals was
boundless, reflecting a heart that cared deeply for all living

Bruce is preceded in death by his ex-wife, Patricia (Chambers) Sampson-
Cook, as well as four brothers, one sister, and two grandchildren.
He is survived by six sisters and one brother, his significant other of
47 years, Diane Rondeau, his son Bruce Sampson Jr., and two daughters,
Treasa Sampson and Susie (Sampson) Edgin-Dumont. Additionally, he leaves
behind seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and two great-

A celebration of Bruce's vibrant life will be held on Saturday, February
24th, at the VFW located at 266 London Bridge Rd, Lake Havasu City, AZ
86403, from 11 am until 2 pm. Join us as we come together to honor and
remember the beautiful soul that was Bruce E. Sampson Sr.
Bruce will be deeply missed, but his spirit will forever live on in the
hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know him. May he rest in
eternal peace.

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