Munich, Germany —
He retired in Germany in 1969 after which he worked in the film industry on several movies in the capacity of technical advisor and production assistant.
Sam was very active in the Federation of German American Clubs and the German American Men’s Club of Munich. He served in many capacities, including several times as president of both.
Samuel W. Magill is survived by his wife of 51 years, Bea (Lefkowitz) of Munich, Germany; son, Samuel W. Magill Jr. and wife, Daisie (Sykes), of Ft. Worth, Texas; daughter, Lyn Magill-Hoch and husband, Bill Hoch, of Albuquerque, N.M.; grandchildren, Molly (Magill) Massey of Ft. Worth, Texas, and Liam and Maggie Hoch of Albuquerque, N.M.; great-grandson, Pressley Massey of Fort Worth, Texas; a sister, Mrs. Lucia (Magill) Weidknecht of Maine; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Alberta (Howard) Magill of Painesville, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.
His first wife of 18 years, Merle (Stinson) Magill, as well brothers, William J. Magill, Frank A. Magill and Frederick D. Magill, preceded him in death.
There will be a Memorial Service for Samuel W. Magill Sr. in the Ashtabula, Ohio, area in the Spring. The exact date and location will be announced at a later time.
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