Sam L. Forsythe
Sam L. Forsythe
March 24, 1968 - June 4, 2013
PLYMOUTH — Sam Le Roi Forsythe, 45, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 after a four year courageous battle with cancer.
Sam was born March 24, 1968 in Plymouth to Sam L. Ogle and Phyllis (Mishler) Ogle and he was later adopted by Vern L. Forsythe. On Oct. 11, 1994, he married Lori (Elder) Nieubuurt. Their union was blessed with four daughters; Catherine Elizabeth, Sami Jo, Julieann and Eve Marie. Lori brought to the marriage two sons and one daughter; Brad Martin (Tania) Nieubuurt, Shane Andrew Nieubuurt and April Elaine (Josh) Martin.
Sam is survived by his wife, Lori; their seven children and six grandchildren; Ausha May Nieubuurt, Joseph Stoneburner, Brian Stoneburner, Jaden Nieubuurt, Lidia Louise, his candy buddy and 2-week-old Leviticus Wayne Martin; his mother, Phyllis Forsythe of Plymouth; father, Vern L. (Marj) Forsythe of Osceola; siblings, Phillip Leslie (Deneen) Forsythe of Virginia Beach, Va., Carmen Lilly-Anne Forsythe (Tom Depoe) of Walkerton, Frank Otis Leroy (Helen) Forsythe and Gregory Lee Forsythe, all of Plymouth. Other extended family members are; half-brother, Scott Ogle of Argos; Grandma June Forsythe; aunts, Linda, Cheryl and Adele; uncle, Stanley Forsythe; nine cousins; 13 nieces and nephews; four great-nieces and nephews and his uncle, Bill R. (Connie) Mishler of Woodstock, Ga. He was preceded in death by; cousin, Wendy Kay Mishler, 1986; uncle, David Harlen Mishler, 2007, both of Utah; his grandmother, Margaret Lillian (White) Mishler, 2009; sister, Margaret Lucille (Lauderback) Ball of Plymouth in 2011.
Sam attended John Glenn High School and earned his G.E.D. He worked at Hoosier Tire for 15 years.
Funeral services will be Friday, June 7, 2013 at 3 p.m. EDT in Rannells Funeral Home, Koontz Lake Chapel. Friends may call Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. EDT at the funeral home. Cremation will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. To leave online condolences, go to rannellsfuneralhome.com.