Samuel “Sam” Jacob Walker, 19, of Wadsworth passed away in his sleep on Sunday February 5, 2012. Sam was born on November 2, 1992 in Wadsworth and was a senior at Wadsworth High School.
Sam was a special person in every sense of the word. He was always happy and his infectious smile lit up every room he entered. Sam had a positive effect on everyone he met. Sammy Walker epitomized the word “JOY”. He loved to ride his pedal car up and down Highland Avenue and he enjoyed working in the Produce Department of Buehler’s. His beloved classmates and the Friday Friends Group at Wadsworth High School meant the world to Sam Walker.
Sam’s family would like to express their thanks to all of Sam’s special needs teachers and aids that helped him through all of his years in school. Also, we give special thanks to the team of doctors that helped Sam through the years.
Sam was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Salvatore “Sam” Giurbino. He is survived by his parents Bob and Patty (nee Giurbino) Walker, his siblings Pete (Corie) Walker, Matt Sehorn, Nicki Lucas, and Shawn Walker, his grandparents Jeri Giurbino and Janet (Dick) Reeves and his nieces and nephews; Makenna and Ava Lucas, Libby and Lincoln Walker and Gavin Sehorn. Sam adored and was loved by many Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, & Friends.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM Thursday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St. Wadsworth where funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Friday with Fr. Robert Jackson officiating. Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.