Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

November 27, 2013

Roy Alfred Samsel

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Roy Alfred Samsel, 80, of Corsicana, passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. He was born to Alfred and Angelia Samsel in Kennedy, Texas.

Mr. Samsel had a love for animals and was very involved in Save the Animals.

He is preceded in death by wife Ozella Samsel, son Michael Samsel, two grandchildren Talia Kormos and Adrian Hernandez, and his parents.

He is survived by children, Cynthia Kaye Kormos and husband Joey of Corsicana, Sandra Lee Marchakitus and husband Edward of Harveys Lake, Penn., Tina Lynn Hernandez of Corsicana; step-son Stanley Sierakowski and wife Bonnie of San Angleo; sisters Carrie Sain of Alice, Velma Hrametz of Katy; grandchildren Shae Kormos, Sloan Kormos, Danica Fosko, Lee Culver, Taylor Culver, Michael Samsel, Chad Samsel, Heather Samsel, Hannah Samsel, Amanda McGraw, Tara Manuere, Brison Manuere, Telsa Manuere, Amber Hernandez, Joshua Sierakowski; and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at Resthaven Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Pallbearers will be Shae Kormos, Sloan Kormos, Joey Kormos, Lee Culver, Brison Manuere, and Edward Marchakitus.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.