Donald Sammis Obituary
 
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Donald S Sammis Jr.

September 18, 1930 - June 30, 2014
Obituary

LTC Donald S Sammis (ret) Donald S. Sammis, 83, of Titusville, a retired Aeronautical Engineer and Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at home. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he was a 1953 graduate of the US Naval Academy and came to Brevard County in 1975. He was an avid aviation enthusiast, a member of the NRA, and EAA Smiling Jack Chapter #866 in Titusville. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked for Ingersoll Rand in Algeria and Greece. Survivors include his wife, C. Jean O'Brien Sammis; brother, Robert H. Sammis; and sister, Martha B. Sammis; stepson, Robert A. Walter; stepdaughters, Karen E. Whitten...
LTC Donald S Sammis (ret)

Donald S. Sammis, 83, of Titusville, a retired Aeronautical Engineer and Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, died Monday, June 30, 2014 at home. Born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he was a 1953 graduate of the US Naval Academy and came to Brevard County in 1975.

He was an avid aviation enthusiast, a member of the NRA, and EAA Smiling Jack Chapter #866 in Titusville. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked for Ingersoll Rand in Algeria and Greece.

Survivors include his wife, C. Jean O'Brien Sammis; brother, Robert H. Sammis; and sister, Martha B. Sammis; stepson, Robert A. Walter; stepdaughters, Karen E. Whitten and Barbara J.Carter; 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Eloise H. Sammis; and brother, Wilson F. Sammis.

Donations may be made to: Experimental Aircraft Association, Smiling Jack Chapter #866, Arthur Dunn Airpark, P. O. Box 656, Titusville, FL. 32781

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