Robert Samuel ‘Sam’ Holsinger

Robert Samuel “Sam” Holsinger, 44, of Parsons died at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at his home. His death was unexpected.

He was born May 30, 1975, in Parsons to Michael J. and Loretta L. (White) Holsinger. He attended local schools, graduating from Parsons High School in 1993.

In his adult years he had been employed at several places, including Grandview Cabinet Co., Parsons Precision Products, Watco Railway Co. and SKIL. His hobbies included fishing, motorcycle riding, drag racing and scrapping. His dogs, Elsa Mae and Buddy, were his constant companions. He was a member of Our Father’s Vineyard Church.

Surviving are his mother, Loretta Holsinger of the home; five children, Kyleigh Holsinger of Parsons, Bethany Holsinger of Shawnee, Bradyn Holsinger of Parsons, Logan Holsinger and Eden Holsinger, both of Chetopa; a granddaughter, Peighton Standley, and an expected granddaughter, Paizleigh Standley; a brother, Rick Holsinger and his wife, Kimi, of Parsons; his grandmother, Harriette White of Jacksonville, Arkansas; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Mike Holsinger; paternal grandfather, Bob White; and his maternal grandparents, Elmer and Dowana Holsinger.

The service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Oakwood Cemetery with Micheal Linthicum officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Carson-Wall Funeral Home. 

Memorials are suggested to the Proud Animal Lovers Society (PALS). They may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, P.O. Box 942, Parsons, KS, 67357.

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