Samuel D. Shie

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PIQUA - Samuel D. Shie, 69, of Piqua, died at 8:25 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at his residence.
He was born May 24, 1943, in Sidney to Martha A. "Pat" (Konz) Shie of Piqua and the late Virgil A. "Pete" Shie. He married Mary M. Burkhart on Sept. 5, 1964, in Orrville; she preceded him in death in 1986.
In addition to his mother, Sam is survived by a son, Phillip D. Shie of Columbus; and two sisters, Patsy (Andrew) Passmore II of Sparks, Md. and Peggy (Jay) Darner of Cedarville; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his father and wife, he was preceded in death by a special friend, Sherry Schmied.
Mr. Shie was a 1961 graduate of Piqua Central High School, obtained his bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University in 1965, and additionally obtained his master's degree in music education. His long and effective career as a music educator included Massillon Washington High School, Taft High School of Hamilton, Springfield High School of Bergholz, and Edison South High School, Richmond, from which he retired. Additionally, he served as organist and choir director of several churches including the First Presbyterian Church of Carrollton, St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Steubenville and the Presbyterian Church of Hamilton. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and was an avid Ohio State University football fan.
A service to honor his life will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Joseph M. Hinds officiating. His family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home.
An additional a service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 415 Adams St., Steubenville, OH 43952 with Fr. Steven McKeown officiating. Private burial will be in Westview Cemetery of Carroll County.
Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 325 W. Ash St., Piqua, OH 45356.
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Published in Piqua Daily Call on Jan. 8, 2013
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