Samuel Walter “Sam” Israel, 51, Warsaw, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at his home.
He was born Jan. 27, 1965 in Linwood, Calif. to Billy Gene and R. Leigh (Price) Israel.
He graduated from high school in Orange County, Calif., College of the Desert in Palm Desert, Calif., and California State in San Bernardino, Calif. He worked in sales and management for the family construction business in California for many years. He grew up and lived in California most of his life until moving to the Warsaw area four months ago from Akron.
He is survived by his mother and step-father, Leigh and Robert Dalton, Dana Point, Calif.; sister, Dr. Valerie Israel, Arizona; brother, John (Jill) Israel, Anaheim Hills, Calif.; half brother, Michael Israel, Warsaw; uncle, Richard Israel, Elwood, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and sister Debra Kinney.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. No public services will be held. Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN is in charge of arrangements.
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