SAMUEL L. “BIG SAM” VORHEES, age 67, of Sidney passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. He was born on September 5, 1953 in Sidney to Carol (Vonderhuevel) Vorhees of Sidney and the late Darrel Vorhees. On August 27, 1976, he married Peggy (Hildebrand) Vorhees and she survives.
Sam is also survived by two daughters: Christina (David) Campbell of St. Paris and Jennifer Vorhees of Sidney; four siblings: Vernard (Melodie) Vorhees of Piqua, Larry (Kristi) Vorhees of Sidney, Peggy (Jan) Snyder of Arcanum and Fred (Joe) Vorhees of Urbana; and three grandchildren: Laura Campbell, Domyneik Phipps and Blayton Nation. In addition to his father, Sam was preceded in death by one brother: Troy Vorhees.
Sam worked at Piqua Paper Box for 30 years. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sidney. Sam was an avid auto racing fan. He also enjoyed attending football games, basketball games and baseball games, especially at Sidney High School and Houston High School. He also enjoyed fishing. Sam also enjoyed spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.
Memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, OH with Pastor Charles Moeller officiating. Family will receive friends from 5:30 – 7:00 PM on Friday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to go toward the grandchildren’s education. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.theadamsfuneralhome.com.
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Donations may be made to the Family to help with grandchildren's education