Sam Kenneth Conklin
July 08, 1993 - June 27, 2017


Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 - 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors, 500 West Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale


Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors, 500 West Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale

Sam Kenneth Conklin, 23, of Roseville, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017.  He was born July 8, 1993 in Grosse Pointe.


Survived by parents, Kenneth and Karen; siblings, Charles (Jemma) Johnson, Casey Conklin and Katie Johnson; niece & nephew, Kenedy Conklin and Sidney Johnson; grandfather, Bill Carter;  many, aunts, uncles and cousins; and his friends and coworkers at Fettes Manufacturing in Sterling Heights..  Predeceased by grandmother, Connie Carter.


Visitation Sunday 2 pm until time of service 6 pm at Spaulding & Curtin Funeral Directors, Ferndale.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Centers of Hope,


Sammy you will be in our Hearts forever.

Dear Friends:
There are not enough words to express how sincerely sorry we are to learn of the passing of your sweet Sam. We have so many fond memories of him growing up. His contagious smile, his energy, his laughter, and teasing way made him a fun person to be around. Hold tight to your memories. May our Lord bless and keep you during this time of sorrow and sustain you in the days to come. With much love and sympathy.

I love and miss you Sam. The best times in all throughout highschool was spent with you brother . Rest easy.

Love you little brother.

Our deepest sympathy to the family, may you find strength through God in this time of sorrow, cherish his memories, he's in Angel look over all of you, we are so sorry ❤️

So sorry for the loss of our coworker, Sam. He will be truly missed. Thoughts and prayers to the Conklin family.

I will remember his charming smile and sparkle in his eyes. RIP Sam. May Gob be with you all.

I'm so very glad I had the pleasure to call you my nephew, I loved the zoo in Toledo trip and the many camping trips as well as many family get togethers!!

Love and prayers to your family. Fond memories of watching Sammy grow up, babysitting him and fun times playing in the pool as neighbors. Our whole family is sending love and prayers to you in this time.

It was a pleasure knowing you. A goofy kid with a smile to brighten anyone's day. Rest In Peace.

A good friend gone to soon everyone's going to miss you. Well all meet again one day. RIP bro.

I am so sorry for your loss. Sam was a student of mine at CLHS, I will always remember his wonderful smile. May God bless his soul and your family during this difficult time.

Always a good time with you in highschool. Your smile was contagious. Rest in paradise sam. You'll be truly missed.

I could go on for hours telling all the memories we have together, all those times will forever be held close to my heart. You had the biggest heart and always put a smile on everyone's faces, rest easy Sammy.❤️

I remember you from school and how funny you were. You were always a nice guy and was SO proud of me for turning my life around. Condolences to the family prayers going up. Sam you won't be forgotten rest easily and watch over everyone. ☝ Until we meet again.

I haven't spoken with Sam sense high school, but he was such a happy person, with a contagious smile. Everyone says the same. Never a bad thing said about him. So sorry for your loss. His family is in my prayers

prayers go out to the family you where always smiling and cheerful rip Sam you will be missed

Remembering the time you spent with my granddaughters and how well you were liked by all. My prayers and thoughts are with the family.

My condolences to the family. Mere words cannot convey the overwhelming feeling of disbelief and helplessness that can result from the death of a loved one. May you draw close to God in prayer and he will sustain you during this difficult time.-Psalms 55:22

As everyone knew you were like a little brother to me. I don't think anyone can relate or come close to the friendship we had or the amount of years it stretched through. I met you when I was 6 years old making you 4 and ever since that day we were like family. Your mom and dad treated me like there own as my parents treated you the same. We were the exact same person in different bodies which made us such good friends but it also got us in trouble here and there "nothing serious". After 16 years of friendship we both suffered our own personal issues that needed to be taken care of and that 1 year was the longest stretch of time in almost 19 years we didn't talk. I remember coming to grace centers of hope checking myself in there since you couldn't have a phone just to be able to see you and 3 days later I left so proud of you. After that year and we both had our lives somewhat sorted out in a positive way we met again and I took you out to lunch at Coney Island and I remember you pulling out money to pay for your meal and I said this ones on me you got the next one and we made plan to meet at least every other week for some sort of sit down good to bullshit about life the ups and the downs. We met again at Denny's and once again I told you to put away your money since you were doing so good just like I was and took care of the bill. 10 days after you showed up at my house to hangout and last thing I said before you left and giving you a five with a half bro hug that I love you and call me if you needed anything and you responded "love you too lil B***h" same goes for you. This was the last time we were in each other's prescience and it was truly a gift from god. Tbat memory bro is tattooed on my sleeve and I am working on a cold ass piece in ur memory your gonna love it. The good die young and you were among the best lil bro, Rest easy Sammy C


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