BATAVIA – Samuel "Sam" M. Stuckey, 77, of Batavia passed away Jan. 22, 2013, at his home. He was born March 4, 1935, in Cairo, the son of Howard Sr. and Juanita (nee Musgrave) Stuckey.|
Sam spent his formative years in the southern Illinois area. He enlisted in the U.S. Army for a tour of duty from 1955 until 1958. He attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and the School of Art Institute in Chicago, where he graduated in 1962. He worked for many years as a designer at a major sign manufacturer for the Chicago area.
He was a gifted artist and enjoyed having his fine art work exhibited at the Art Institute in Chicago, at Purdue University in Indiana and at many other art shows. His friends and colleagues enjoyed his cartoons that he portrayed of them and of other subjects in and around their lives.
He is survived by many friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Howard D. Stuckey, Jr.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at West Batavia Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the donor's choice.
For additional information, contact Moss Family Funeral Home at 630-879-7900 or www.mossfuneral.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Jan. 25, 2013