Shawn Sams

Lost to gun violence on June 16, 2017 in Richmond, Indiana.

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  • Number of children:
    6 none
  • Personality:
    7 an awesome loving caring guy
    7 a true and loyal friend
    4 one of a kind
  • Occupation:
    6 Plumber
  • Workplace:
    1 Douglas Reynolds Services
    2 Schwab Plumbing
  • Schools attended:
    2 Richmond High School, Dennis Middle School, Parkview Elementary
  • Comments:
    6 no one saw this coming, watch over all your boys. they will need it.
    2 you deserved better than this.
    4 Super loving friend and will always be remembered!
    3 A contagious smile and a heart of gold, forever in our smile, we carry on his light.
    4 had the biggest an the most heart i ever seen in a person
    1 ur Aunt Tammy loved u sooo much
    2 forever has a place in my heart. Will always be loved and missed
    2 Gone way too soon
    2 shouldnt have ever happened. love ya
    2 You Will Forever Be Loved And Missed ! Gone way To Soon. I'll Forever Miss And think About You
    2 so many memories good times such a loss at a loss for words.
    1 Gone to.soon but never forgetten rest in heaven,
    1 gone way to soon!! you will forever be in my heart buddy love you forever and always auntie"B"
    1 you were far to amazing for this earth. ill see you on the other side dork. we all love
    1 still here knockin shit over. never truly left
    3 his mother is an angel on earth... he is her angel from the heavens
    1 i miss you more each day. Love you son
    1 man I miss u bro. I love u
    1 RIP šŸŒø
    1 i miss you baby brother! i love you so much
    4 you'll be back bro, no one will even see it coming.
    1 Missn you so much friend! Forever yours lyndsay
    1 Still can't believe it, still hurts. we miss you. ..
    1 R.I.PšŸ’
    1 wish you knew how much ill always love you. see you on the other side handsome
    1 Miss you my dear nephew, only to have you here to mess the kitchen up again!!! Love you so much!!

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