Samuel E. Logan

In Loving Memory

Samuel Elisha Logan was born March 30, 1926, in Baldwin City, Kansas, to Elmer and Effie Logan. He died Dec. 1, 2013, at the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kansas.

On Oct. 1, 1943, he entered active service with the United States Navy, and served for three years. After he returned from the Navy, he married Florene White, and from this union seven children were born. They later divorced. On Jan. 14, 1966, he married Carrie (Wakefield) Clayburne in Lawrence, Kansas. He and Carrie have been married 47 years.

He was a member of Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ of Topeka, where he served as a Deacon, Sunday School teacher, and the Brotherhood. Sam worked 17 years at Lawrence Paper Company. He previously worked at Crown Zellerbach in California, and the Lawrence Public Schools. In later years, he was self-employed as a carpenter and painter. He was also an artist.

Survivors include his wife, Carrie, and three daughters, Debbie J. Tolbert, Lisa D. Logan, and Andrea J. Logan, all of Lawrence; three sons, Samuel M. Logan, Hayward, Calif., Mark D. Logan, Topeka, and Scott K. Logan, Lawrence; two brothers, Robert Logan, Moreno Valley, Calif., and Lee Roy Logan, San Diego; four step daughters, Joanna White, Tecumseh, Kan., Harriet Holt, Topeka, Helen Wakefield, Dayton, Ohio, and Charlesetta Charleston of Florida; several grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Maria D. Little.

Memorial services will be Saturday, December 14, 2013, at 11 am at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends following the service.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Disabled American Veterans, or Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ of Topeka, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.

Messages & Condolences

From Jonathan and Billie Rivers...

May the comfort of the Lord, your family and friends give you strength. May you rest in our Lord and have peace.

Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you.


Prayers sent to all family members and friends of Sam Logan. He will be missed by many but most of all his wife Carrie who was by his side each and every day. Mom you are an inspiration to me. I watched you love and care for Sam for many years and God bless you always.We love you and we are here for you. One day you and Sam will be reunited but until then I thank God for each and day we have you in our lives. Rest in Peace Sam.

From cynthia sims...

sorry to hear of the passing of my uncle, i,m happy that in his lifetime i kept in touch with him both by phone an i visited him when in lawrence. i would like to thank aunt carrie for the GREAT CARE she gave him. to my cousins hang in there love one another an let by gones be by gones .now is the time for us to show love . i love you all ,sorry i cannot be with you at this time the weather will not permit. anut carrie hold your head up an be encourged an look up , i will be in touch. love to all cynthia & family.

From archie fowler...

Family of the logans my heart goes out to all
I’m sorry to here about your father god will bless love you all archie fowler

From Edward & Harriet Holt...

Sam brought so many happy moments in our life and left us with a treasure trove of memories. We will never be able to forget him. We are praying for you in this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace.

From Leroy Logan...

To:Mrs Carrie Logan Be strong and continue to trust in the Lord. You have lost a husband and I have Lost another brother but God is in control and everything happens for a reason. God bless you and hope to see you Saturday


Thinking of all you, my extended family, during your time of sorrow. I know Sam will be missed by many. He fought a good fight & is now at peace

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