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“Sam was my brother and I will love him with all my hart. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Charles Durnell - Oxnard, CA

MY HEART AND BABY BROTHER ... “From the moment our mama brought you home, I was excited and I fell in love with you. I wanted to care for you and be responsible for you in every...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Mandy Durnell - Raleigh, NC

“Bye Sam ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Dolores Durnell - Oxnard, CA

“I will miss you Sam. I will miss your dry sense of humor, and your gentle and loving nature. I will miss you Sam! Dear Sam RIP! With Love Aunt...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Vicki FECHER - Ft wayne, IN

“My thoughts are with everyone today. May Sam find peace in Stuarts arms. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Angie Russell - Wilmington, NC

“Sam was a student of mine in Theatre my first few years at Northrop. I still have a drawing of he, JP Kasunic, Jon, and others in my office. I...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Tim Miller - Huntertown, IN

“My heart is heavy with grief. Sam was a friend and confidant.Always was up when I felt down. He made the nights fly by. I miss you and appreciated...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Michael Cartwright - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Love,Tiss, Lori,& Delores ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Madelyn Weimer - Ft wayne, IN

“May your life in Heaven be filled with Peace Everlasting Sam. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Lori and Topher Schlatter - IN

“My thoughts and prayers for Sam's friends and family. I had the honor of Sam working for me and Autoliv for several years. Sam was an excellent...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Weinman - Fort Wayne, IN

“Oh Becky, my heart is broken for you. Know I will be lifting you & your family up to the Father as you walk this path in the days & weeks ahead. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Jan Lancaster - Fort Wayne, IN

“Still doesn't seem real. You touched many hearts Sam. Gone too soon. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Mac Holmes - Fort Wayne, IN

“I can't wven begin to express my deepest condolences. Sam was a joy to know. I could not have asked for a more dedicated employee. May you Rest In...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy Flauding - Columbia City, IN

Samuel D Durnell, 32, passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Sam worked as a fork lift operator with Autoliv and in his free time enjoyed art. Surviving are his mother, Rebecca Durnell; his siblings, Natalie (Doug) Sabanski, Madalyn (John) Bost, Amanda Finch, Charles (Deloris) Durnell, and Ty Durnell; and several nieces and nephews. Sam was preceded in death by father, Stuart Durnell. Service is 10:30 am, February 16, 2018 at Grace Point Church of the Nazarene, 8611 Mayhew Rd with calling one hour prior. Calling also at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. To sign the online guest book, go to