Michael Eugene Sams Jr., 45, of Fishers, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at his home. He was born on December 2, 1975 to Michael and Terri (Graham) Sams in Lebanon, Indiana.
Michael grew up in Lapel and graduated from Lapel High School in 1994. He was loved by many in the community. Michael was a long-time employee of Allison Transmission. He was an avid photographer and traveler, and also loved art and music. Michael was a band booster of Hamilton Heights and enjoyed volunteering with the Indianapolis Animal Care Services.
He is survived by his daughter, Katie Sams; parents, Michael & Terri Sams; siblings, Michelle Garrett, Angie (Jason) Cruser, Amy Wolf, and Brian (Jenny) Sams; grandmother, Judith Graham; grandfather, Herman Sams; as well as several nieces & nephews, aunts, uncles & cousins.
Michael was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert Graham; and his grandmother, Theresia Sams.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 pm, with visitation beginning at 11:00 am, on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road in Noblesville. The family asks those attending wear casual attire, blue jeans and T-shirts.
Following the services, there will be a meal at the Noblesville Elks Lodge #576, 35 South 9th St, Noblesville, IN 46060.
Memorial contributions may be made to Indiana Donor Network Foundation, 3760 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222; or Riley Children's Foundation, 30 S. Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.