Samuel W. Stimmel, Jr.

    • Service Location

      Private burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

    • Full Obituary

      Samuel Woodrow Stimmel, Jr., age 80, of Trenton, and formerly of Columbia, passed away Monday, July 4, 2022 at Trenton Village.


      He was born January 13, 1942 in East St. Louis, IL, a son of the late Violet, nee Mick, and Samuel Woodrow Stimmel, Sr.


      Samuel is survived by his wife, Sharon Stimmel, nee Soehnlin, of Trenton; children, Suzanne (Bill) Gooch of Trenton and Sam Stimmel III of Dupo; grandchildren, Taylor Gooch of Trenton and Brandon Stimmel of Red Bud; and a sister, Sharon (Jerome) Preslar of Port O’Conner, TX.


      Samuel was a veteran of the United States Air Force, attended Parks Air College, and was employed at Ozark Air Lines as an Aircraft Technician.  He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Columbia, JCI Senator, and Toastmasters.  He enjoyed being the Master of Ceremonies for 25 years at the Monroe County Fair Pageant.


      There will be a private burial at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.


      Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be received by mail, Moss Funeral Home, 105 S. Main St., Trenton, IL 62293, who is serving the family.

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