THOMAS "SAM" GADDIS
May 1, 1929 - Sept. 25, 2013
Thomas "Sam" Gaddis passed away peacefully in his El Centro home September 25, 2013 surrounded by family. He was 85.
Sam was born in Calexico, CA in 1929. He lived in Imperial Valley his entire life, graduating from Holtville High School. Sam established Desert Air Conditioning in 1956. A member of the Gideons, he was very involved in Mexican missions and spreading God's Word all over the world.
Sam is survived by his wife, Rosemarie; his five children, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Delta and numerous other relatives and friends.
A memorial service for Sam is planned for October 12, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Christ Community Church in El Centro.
Donations in his memory may be made to Gideon's International, www.gideons.org