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Samuel Ray "Sam" Toliver
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1975
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 2008
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA

Samuel Ray 'Sam' Toliver
(23 June 1975 - 24 January 2008)

Our loving son, Samuel Ray "Sam" Toliver, age 32 of Joplin, passed away as the result of a homicide on Thursday, January 24, 2008 in LeMars, IA, where he had been working.

Born June 23, 1975 in Joplin, he was a lifelong Joplin resident.

A certified welder, he had been working for Central States Mechanical in Iowa and Dwyine Mechanical of Columbia, MN.

He attended College View Baptist Church.

He loved fishing and was a great fan of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

Survivors include his parents, Kevin Lee Toliver and Flossie M. Woods Toliver of Joplin; two daughters, Mikala Toliver and Hailey Toliver of St. Peter's MN; a brother, Nick Toliver and wife Megin of Joplin; a sister, Meri Toliver of Joplin; fiancée Charleana Flowers of Galena, KS; his good friend and the mother of his children, Melissa McBride of St. Peters, MN; a nephew, Lennon Toliver; a niece, Kylee Toliver; an aunt and uncle, Barbara and Bob Patton; a host of cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30th at Parker Chapel with Rev. Ray Hartline officiating.

Interment will follow at Osborne Memorial Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Kevin and Nick Toliver, Jeff and Bill Patton, Michael Isbell and Joey Sumners. Honorary pallbearers will be Eric Toliver, Allen McBride, Bob Patton, Randy Davidson, Stewart Hogan and Jay Flowers.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be made to College View Baptist Church.

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Published in The Joplin Globe from 1/28/2008 - 1/30/2008. Had photo.

Tuesday, 01/29/2008


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Osborne Memorial Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 23, 2011
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Samuel Ray Sam Toliver
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