Samuel Eugene Carlini

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Samuel Eugene Carlini, 64, Nevada, passed from this life on Friday, March 10, at his home in Nevada. Sam was born Aug. 28, 1952, in Marshall, Mo., to Billy Eugene and Glenda Mae (Stewart) Carlini.

Sam grew up in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School with the Class of 1970. He attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield before going to work in the construction business. Sam owned and operated Carlini Construction and has contracted with 3M in Nevada for the past 35 years. Sam was a member of the Operators Union -- Heavy Equipment. At a young age he was baptized in the Calvary Baptist Church in Nevada.

He is survived by his companion of 37 years, Doris McGrath, of the home; his step daughter, Diedra May and her husband, Ronnie, and their children of St. Joseph, Mo.; his parents, Bill and Glenda Carlini, Nevada; nephews, Brad Evans and his wife, Jenny, and Matt Evans and his wife, Sara, Richland, Mo. He was preceded in death by one sister, Deanna Evans and her husband, Terry; and his grandfather, P.T. Carlini.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, March 13, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada, with Mark Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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