Salah “Sam” Shehadeh, 67, of Taylorville, passed away on May 15, 2013 at 6:40 a.m. at his residence in Taylorville, IL. He was born January 6, 1946 in Beit Nuba, Palestine, the son of Ali and Fatima Shehadeh. He was an Insurance Salesman for Prudential Insurance Company and many other insurance companies. He was a member of the Optimist’s Club, Masons and the YMCA.

He is survived by his son Jamal Shehadeh of Taylorville, IL; daughters: Nora (Terry) George of Cocoa, FL and Sara Shehadeh of Taylorville, IL ; grandsons: Tyler and Tanner George of Cocoa, FL; granddaughter: Ellyanna Kiel of Taylorville, IL; brothers: Ahmad, Anwar, Esam and Barkat Shehadeh of Amman, Jordan; sisters: Zaheeyah, of New Beit Nuba, Palestine, Miriam, Zahwa and Kareema of Amman, Jordan; He is also survived by an extended family living in England, Cuba, Palestine, Jordan, Saudia Arabia, Florida, California and Chicago, He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Hikmat and Minwer and his son: Jacob.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 for 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

Traditional Muslim Burial Services will be at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, IL.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL.

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