|Birth: ||Nov. 12, 1927|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 2012|
Samuel "Sam" Gayjikian was born November 12, 1927 in Cincinnati, OH to Missionary Armenian parents, died July 28, 2012 of natural causes.
He was preceeded in death by
his beloved wife, Hazel (nee Peterson) Gayjikian;
parents, Krikor and Osanna (nee Gabooshian) Gayjikian; brother, John Gayjikian;
sister Lucy Gayjikian.
He is survived by his loving
sister Rose (nee Gayjikian) Helton;
his granddaughter, Jennifer Fletcher;
niece, Cindi (nee Helton) Campbell;
nephews, Jon and Vic Helton;
numerous family members and friends.
Sam joined the Merchant Marines at 16. At 17, he joined the Marines. In boot camp during WWII, he turned 18. As a career Marine, he spent the next 30 years in service to our country. He loved his God, his family, his country, and the United States Marine Corps. He was an American Hero who will be loved and missed by all. Sam was a retired United States Marine and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Lucerne Valley. Sam loved his country and dedicated his life to his family and his country.
Funeral service at the Tufts Schildmeyer Family Funeral Home, 1668 St. Rt. 28 Goshen, OH. Interment in Myers Cemetery, Goshen Twp., OH.
Created by: Bernice
Record added: Jul 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94502525
To this distinguished member of that special brotherhood, "A few good men";To this faithful member of that most splendid and triumphant Army, that Army commanded by Christ;To this kind and loving husband, father, and family patriarch,We who knew you, we w...(Read more)|
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