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Darrell James Samard

January 10, 1943 ~ November 27, 2018 (age 75)


Darrell J Samard 75 of Tangent, passed away on Tuesday, at his home in Tangent.

Darrell was born in Albany, to Gaberial and Martha (Harding) Samard.  He lived and attended schools all his life in the Albany area. He married Pat Froescher and had two children; Tami and Richard. He and Pat later divorced.  He married Doris Hamilton in January of 1994.  Darrell enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren.

Darrell is survived by wife Doris Samard; son Richard Samard and wife Misty; daughter Tami Asher and husband David; step-sons Doug Hamilton and wife Jennifer and Bill Hamilton and wife Tamara; brother Arlen Samard; sisters Arlene Steckley and Marilyn Ridgeway; and grandchildren Luke wife Ema, Logan, Hope, McKenna, Justin, Jason, Carson and Peyton.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Allen.

Viewing will be Friday from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

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December 7, 2018

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home
805 Ellsworth St SW
Albany, OR 97321

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