Dennis Gregory Sampson, age 49, of Lone Grove, Okla., passed away on January 11, 2013, at Marietta, Okla. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013, in The Chapel at Griffin-Hillcrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Battice and the Rev. Vinnie Baptiste officiating. Interment to follow at Nelda Cemetery.
Dennis was born on April 17, 1963, to Edward Sampson and Irene (Thomas) Sampson at Talihina, Okla. He was a graduating member of Dickson High School Class of 1981. He married Kathy Green on December 11, 1993, in Tiny Chapel at Durwood, Okla. Dennis enjoyed fishing, fast-pitch softball and was an avid OU fan. He was a great father and grandfather. Dennis loved cooking fry bread and meat pies for his family and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Sampson; mother, Irene (Thomas) Mose; stepfather, Alfred Mose; and brother, Eddie Sampson.
Dennis is survived by his wife, Kathy, of the home; children, Staci Sampson, Zachary Sampson, Tyler Sampson, Ashleigh Sampson, Reagan Sampson, Hailey Sampson and Breanna Sampson; stepson, Aaron Green; six grandchildren, Cecil, Mariah, Peytlyn, Jordyn, Cason and Caedan; three brothers, Dale Sampson, Johnny Sampson and wife, Joyce and Steven Mose; two sisters, Barbara Shoemaker and husband, Ray and Quenna Martin; and uncle, Bobby Thomas.
Pallbearers will be his sons, Zachary, Tyler and Reagan; and nephews, Ross Sampson, Chad Henry and Brent Henry.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 Wednesday evening, January 16, 2013, at Griffin~Hillcrest.
Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.