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January 13, 1927 - August 26, 2023
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SAMUEL SILVO DEJULIO
Born: January 13, 1927
Died: August 26, 2023
Interred in Grand View Cemetery, Montrose, Colorado
Sam was born in the wayside stop of Noelle, Colorado (Placerville). He was raised on Dallas Divide ranch with his 5 sisters and 3 brothers. There they built a house and lived many years.
After they moved to Montrose, Colorado He became one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, being baptized at Orvis Hot springs in Ridgway, Colorado on March 29, 1949 with several of his siblings. He attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Montrose, Co.
There he met and married Eileen Simmons and shortly thereafter moved to Odessa, Texas. Sam worked for Western Wireline a number of years and retired from there with awards.
Sam lived a lifetime of service to his God Jehovah. He served a prison sentence for conscience objection on Mt Lemon, Az in the 50s. He served as an elder in both Montrose and Caprock congregations where he was Service and Accounts overseer.
He has especially been cherished by the Caprock Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses where he attended by zoom right up to his death.
He wanted so much to walk into the New World with them!
We are sure Sam will be there…