Samuel Michael Symmonds
Samuel Michael Symmonds
  • July 24, 1990 - June 29, 2017
  • Peoria, Illinois

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Samuel Michael Symmonds, 26, of Peoria, Ill., passed away June 29, 2017.
Sam was born July 24, 1990 in Peoria to Jeffrey and Patricia (Stutz) Symmonds. He is survived by his parents of Peoria; his brother: Andrew (Theresa) Symmonds of Metamora; his sister: Jennifer (Eric) Grzelak of Peoria; his grandmother: Lexie Stutz of Peoria; his grandfather: Ellis Symmonds of Peoria; two uncles: Joseph (Linda) Symmonds of Peoria and Jonathan (Teresa) Symmonds of Peoria; two aunts: Judith (Kenneth) Hayden of Belleville and Teresa (Steven) Pfotenhauer of Jekyll Island, Ga.; six nieces and nephews: Isabella, Noah, Elijah, Asher, Lucas and Olivia Symmonds, all of Metamora; his significant other: Jordan Hardy of Peoria; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandfather: Harold Stutz; grandmother: Betty Symmonds; and aunt: Kim Waller.
A 2008 graduate of Richwoods High School, Sam played football and wrestled. He then attended Illinois Central College and Southern Illinois University. He was employed at nhs Property Management and was a member of the NRA. Sam loved the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, the flag and his country. He was an enthusiast of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars and enjoyed touring battlegrounds with his father. A devoted son, brother, uncle, and friend, his smile brought joy to all those that love him. As an organ and tissue donor, he will continue to impact many lives.
Funeral services will be held Monday, July 3 at 6 p.m. at Davison-Fulton-Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. Visitation will be held prior to the service, starting at 4 p.m. Donations in memoriam may be made to Gift of Hope - or sent to 425 Spring Lake Dr., Itasca, Ill., 60143.
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