Sam was born in Davenport, Iowa November 25, 1943 to Floyd DuVall and Elisabeth Parsons. He passed away at the age of 78 from a 4 year battle with bone cancer in South Beach, Oregon January 1, 2022. He was an auto and truck mechanic most of his life while living in California. After Moving to South Beach Oregon in 2003 he drove school bus for 7 years, was a member of the Oregon Hunters Association, a lifetime member of the N.R.A., a member of Big Timber Rifle Club, and Albany Gun Club. He is survived by his wife Nancy of 41 years, daughter Diana Brezeski (Jerry), and grandson Kurt Love in Prescott, Arkansas. He has three stepchildren Jack Knudsen (deceased) Debbie Likely (deceased) and John Knudsen a retired school teacher in California. He has 14 step grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great step granddaughter. Sam is Now at Peace and as per his request there will be no services held.