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Larry W. "Babe" Sample Mooers Forks - Larry W. "Babe" Sample, 58, formerly of the Blackman Road, Mooers Forks, and more recently of Tampa, Florida, died Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, Florida. He was born in Mooers Forks, September 30, 1949, the son of the late Wright and Helen (Morin) Sample. Larry graduated from Mooers Central School in 1967 and later studied diesel engineering at DeVry University in Chicago, Illinois. Larry was employed as a mechanic and bus driver for the Clinton County ARC for 16 years. He was an antique and model car enthusiast. Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Jane Sample; one daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Richard Gopaul of Grovetown, Ga.; five step-sons and two step-daughters-in-law, Robert G. Goucher of Point Au Roche, David and Joann Gelwicks of Tampa, Fl, Jason Burdo of Altona, Ben and Connie Dodson of Tampa, Fl, and Cody Sample and his companion Realelena of West Chazy; two step-daughters and one step-son-in-law, Tara Batchlor of Norfolk, Va., and Jessica and Leo Lapan of Plattsburgh; one brother and sister-in-law, Wright, Jr. and Ethel Sample of Mooers Forks; two sisters, Geraldine Welden and Kathleen Dickinson, both of Mooers Forks; one sister-in-law Helen Sample of Rouses Point; 18 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and cousins; and many loving friends. He was predeceased by his parents; two brothers, Claude Sample and Ronald Sample; and two brothers-in-law, Roger Welden and Douglas Dickinson. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time to be announced. The service will be held at the Mooers United Methodist Church in Mooers. Burial will be in the Union Cemetery in Mooers Forks. Donations in his memory may be made to the Union Cemetery Association, c/o Frank Goodrich, Jr., PO Box 66, Mooers Forks, NY, 12959. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Larry Sample please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com 643-9055
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hamilton Funeral Home
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