Leon Sample, 74, Hoxie, died Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at Sheridan County Health Complex, Hoxie.

He was born Sept. 22, 1943, in Quinter to Benjamin Leslie and Dorothy Henrietta (Epler) Sample.

He married Barbara (Deibert) Sample on Dec. 10, 1961, in Smith Center. He was a retired manager of Midwest Cooperative, Studley.

Survivors include his wife, of the home, Hoxie; two sons, Darrel Sample, Highlands Ranch, Colo.; and

Mike Sample, Lindsborg; a daughter, Dana Sample, Columbia, Mo.; a brother, Leo Sample, Hoxie; a sister, Donna McClain, Aurora, Colo.; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Christian Fellowship Church, Hoxie; burial in Hoxie City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday with family receiving friends from 5 to 6 p.m. at Mickey-Leopold Funeral Home, Hoxie.

Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warriors Project in care of the funeral home

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.mickeyleopoldfuneral.com.