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 Samuel Gordon “Sam” Bish

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Samuel Gordon “Sam” Bish

  • Birth 25 Jan 2001 Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 20 Aug 2010 Reynoldsburg, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Westerville, Franklin County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 57451714

Samuel Gordon Bish, age 9, of Reynoldsburg went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 20, 2010, surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with osteosarcoma. Sam was born on January 25, 2001 at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY. He is the beloved son of Cindy and Michael Bish; big brother of Aubrey and Caitlin Bish; loving grandson of Gail Handwork, Jeffrey (Linda) Wallerstein, and Bob and Joanne Bish; great-grandson of Pauline Gordon and Paul and Faye Handwork; nephew of Sarah (Dan) Koren and Jim (Beth) Bish, and cousin of Ian Cameron, Emily and Lauren Bish. Sam was preceded in death by his grandfather, Greg Handwork and great-grandmothers, Katherine Sherman and Martha Bish. Sam would have been a fourth grader at French Run Elementary School. He and his family are members of Westerville Christian Church. Sam enjoyed playing video games and watching movies especially Star Wars. He loved playing with his legos, being with his friends, and his favorite musicians were Chris Daughtry and Lifehouse, both whom he had the opportunity to meet in April 2010. His big beautiful smile will be missed by all who knew and loved him. A Celebration of Sam's Life will be held at 11 A.M. Friday, August 27, 2010 at Westerville Christian Church, 471 E. College Ave. Family will receive friends from 4-8 P.M. Thursday at SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL, 1051 E. Johnstown Rd., Gahanna and from 10-11 A.M. Friday at the church. Pastor Greg Bondurant officiating. Interment to follow at Blendon Central Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Make-A-Wish, Central Ohio Region, 2545 Farmers Dr. Suite 300, Columbus, Ohio 43235 or to Nationwide Children's Hospice Unit or to Nationwide Children's Hematology and Oncology Unit, attn: Commemorative, Children's Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 16810, Columbus, Ohio 43272-5117. Words cannot express the gratitude felt by Sam's family for the immeasurable amount of love, prayers, and support shown to them during this very difficult journey. Sam's journey with osteosarcoma is recorded in an online journal at http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/sambish. You may also express condolences at www.schoedinger.com


A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~ (#46523261) for sponsering Sam's Memorial