Monday, November 19, 2018

Carlton "Sam" Strosnider (November 1, 2018)

Carlton "Sam" Strosnider, of New Weston, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the age of 93.

He was born on October 22, 1925 in Winchester, Virginia to the late Ernest and Ruth (Hook) Strosnider. In addition to his parents, Sam was preceded in death by his step-father Albert Fishel; his wife, Melissa Strosnider; his son, Joe Strosnider; and his sisters, Clarice Strosnider and Helen Eley.

Sam is survived by his daughters: Susan DeRegnaucourt, Dixie Stone, Amy (Rob) Kozak, and daughter-in-law Mary Strosnider all of Ansonia, Ohio; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great granddaughter.

Sam was an active member of Teegarden Congregational Christian Church, the American Legion Post 353 of Ansonia for 72 years, and a founding member of the Darke County Sheriff Patrol.

Sam was a rural mail carrier, a farmer, an outstanding bowler, an avid hunter, a pilot, and a great storyteller. Above all, he was a leader, a mentor, and a family man.

Family and friends may visit on Friday, November 9, 2018 from 3 PM to 5 PM at Teegarden Congregational Christian Church 2753 ST. RT. 47 W Ansonia, Ohio. A Celebration of Life memorial service will follow at 5 PM with Pastor Eric Knight officiating. Burial will be at Greenville Union Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Teegarden Congregational Christian Church PO Box 392, Ansonia, Ohio, 45303 or State of the Heart Hospice 1350 N Broadway St, Greenville, OH 45331.

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