Samuel H. Landers

NEW WATERFORD–Samuel H. Landers, 79, of Kirk Road died at 8:08 a.m. Tuesday at the Parkside Health Care Center, where he had been a patient.

He was born Aug. 17, 1938 in Blair, Ohio, son of the late William and Helen Russell Landers.

Samuel had been an active member of the East Palestine Church of the Nazarene. He worked as a grinder for National Rubber Mfg. for 18 years before retiring in 1998.

Sam is survived by two daughters, Vickey Earlin of Columbiana and Tammy (Mark) Gowie of Monaca, Pa.; and a son, Jeff Landers of Columbiana. He also leaves a brother, Russell Landers; a sister, Sharon Yaussy; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, the former Grace Smith, April 30, 2016.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the East Palestine Church of the Nazarene with Pamela Price officiating. Burial will follow in Crest Haven Memorial Gardens in New Waterford. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Linsley-Royal Funeral Home in East Palestine.