Samuel R. James

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Sep 16, 1955 – Oct 21, 2017 (Age 62)


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James, Samuel R. After a long, arduous recovery from a massive heart attack suffered August 1, 2016, Samuel R. James, 62, died unexpectedly in his sleep Saturday, October 21, 2017. In that year, he faced many health challenges courageously and optimistically but in the end, the damage was too...

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First and foremost my condolences to Sam's family
One day at General Motors in Coopersville Sam come walking up to me and said that we were Neighbors I did not realize he lived a few houses down from me and said on occasion he takes a walk by my house for exercise sure as the world one day there was Sam walking by my house he would always find time to stop and chat for a while he was interesting and quite knowledgeable we solved a lot of the world's problems leaning on my mailbox and...

We are so sorry to hear of Sam's passing! We have fun memories of time spent with him; he had a marvelous laugh! Will pray for his family and friends.
John and Ginny Kowalski

To me, Sam will always be family. I'm happy to have reconnected with him in the past couple of years on Facebook. My sincere condolences to family and friends.

Sam shared the room with my Father at Providence center in Zeeland. He will be missed . Our deepest sympathy goes out to his family.
The Veele family

I went to school with Sam, he was such a nice guy. I am sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers for the family'!

To Sam's loved ones, I had the privilege of visiting and praying with Sam while at Providence, and am so sad to hear of his sudden passing. I enjoyed conversations with him and will miss him very much. I will keep you in my prayers in upcoming days and weeks. Sincerely, Cindy N, Chaplain

Sam was a good friend during my time with GM/Delphi in Coopersville. Lost track of him shortly after we both retired in 2006. Very sorry to hear of his passing.