Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

February 4, 2013

Michael D. Samsel

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Funeral services for Michael D. Samsel, 51, of Anacoco, La. were held at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Leesville with Rev. Bobby Ganaway officiating. Burial will be Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 in the Resthaven Memorial Garden at 2 p.m. in Corsicana. The services are under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.

Visitation was held from 4 p.m. until service time Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in the funeral home.

Michael David, the son of Roy and Ozella Samsel was born Sept. 18, 1961 in Seguin. He passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 at the Byrd Regional Hospital in Leesville. Michael loved fishing and was a very devoted father to his children, especially his daughters Heather and Hannah, whom he was raising. He worked in Air Conditioning and Heating Maintenance at Fort Polk.

He was preceded in death by his mother Ozella, a niece Talia and nephew Adrian.

Michael is survived by his sons, Michael Shawn and wife Amanda Samsel of Coppell, and Chad Brandon Samsel of Rice; daughters Heather and Hannah Samsel of Anacoco and Amanda and her husband Bo McGraw of Corsicana; father Roy Samsel of Corsicana; brother, Stanley Sierakouski of San Angelo; three sisters, Cynthia and husband Joseph Kormos of Corsicana, Sandra and husband Edward Marchakitus of Harveys Lake, PA and Tina Hernandez of Corsicana; and one grandchild, Blakeley McGraw.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Michael Samsel obituary.

Arrangements by Labby Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, Leesville.