Samantha Leaman

June 28, 1996 - August 11, 2020

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Samantha L. "Sam" Leaman, 24, of Urbana, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in her home.

Samantha was born June 28, 1996 in Springfield, Ohio. Samantha was a 2016 graduate of Urbana High School. She was a member of the Recovery Zone in Urbana. Samantha enjoyed art, drawing and watching anime, video games, ATV off-roading, swimming and going to amusement parks.

Samantha is survived by her parents, Pamela (Denver) Elsass and David (Kathy) Huff; her siblings, Stephanie (Amber) Hill, Ellen "Shi" (Jason) Smith and Shawn Meadows; her grandfather, Bob Leaman; many aunts and uncles well as 5 nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Ellen Leaman, Betty Elsass and Clayton Whiteside; her uncle, Russell Cotterman and her good friend, Nathen Salyer.

Due to the restrictions of the Covid-19, we will be following the guidelines set by Governor DeWine's office. The use of a face mask is required.

A gathering of family and friend will be held from 12-2 pm on Thursday, August 20, 2020 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Chris Livingston officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made in Samantha's memory to the family in care of Vernon Funeral Home, 235 Miami Street, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Lindsay N Suver - Aug 20, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. I miss and think about you everyday. Missing you always talking about your drawings that hits so deep right now. We grew up together as neighbors n went to school together a part of me is missing. Praying for peace for the whole family. Love you all peace be with you.
Stephanie - Aug 18, 2020
Sam I dont even know where to begin I knew in life I'd lose people but I never expected it to be you.from your art your pokemon to even just listening you were truly the best.im always gonna miss you but I'll never say goodbye its I'll see you again.i love you so much!
Bre Womack (Copeland) - Aug 17, 2020
Sam was an amazing person. Sam and I didn't talk much after middle school and I regret that. Sam was an amazing artist and great at listening to others when they were in need. Everyone is going to miss you Sam. Fly high
Ellen smith - Aug 16, 2020
I miss you so much sucks not seeing you everyday.. I love u so much and you will always be my little sister..
Kaykay - Aug 15, 2020
Hey baby girl I just wanted to let you know that I love you and I know we weren't as close but I'm so happy I got to have the conversation I did with you the past couple months. I never thought it would be my last in a million years, but you have to Cherish your family everyday. I love you beautiful and I'll see you Thursday . I'm not ready to say goodbye. But fly high. Love always kk🙏🥰💔
Aunt karen - Aug 14, 2020
Sam I'm in shock but the war you were in with your own mind bby is over you can finally be at peace im sorry the last 2 yrs I wasn't around I love you always sammyjo I hope heavens full of charmanders anime and all the art supplies you can dream up I wanna see all your latest work when I get there I always loved your work you had talent but fly high give ur grandma a hug for me love you always aunt karen
Aunt Dee - Aug 14, 2020
I am so so sorry and I love all y’all and am always here for you. All my prayers going up.
Megan Dahnert - Aug 13, 2020
It's hard to beleive you're already gone. It feels like we just talked yesterday. I miss you so much. And all the good times we had. You always had a way of bringing a smile to my face. I will always keep you in my heart. Now you can finally be at peace. I miss you everyday. I love you.
Brooke Lay - Aug 13, 2020
My heat is so broken for your entire family. Growing up as a neighbor and close friend of the family I just can't even begin to put into words how sorry I am for your loss. I will continue to lift y'all up in prayer. Rest easy Sam.😞
Robi Cody - Aug 13, 2020
I am deeply sorry for your loss that you and your family have encountered. My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you peace that you seek.
Lisa Brandel - Aug 13, 2020
My heart is broken for you and for us all. Please know we loved Sam and we are lifting you all up in our prayers with the most love we can. Blessings of love and peace
Pam - Aug 13, 2020
im so lost and broken sam I don't know how to even begin life without you my life revolved around you and your 2 sisters I love you to the moon and back you will always be my baby
Pam - Aug 13, 2020
im so lost and broken sam I don't know how to even begin life without you my life revolved around you and your 2 sisters I love you to the moon and back you will always be my baby
TERESA TEETS - Aug 13, 2020
Taylor - Aug 13, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss, sam was such a nice person and you guys are in my prayers
Emily Tate - Aug 13, 2020
Dear Leaman Family, I would like to send my condolence. Sam was such an amazing artist, caring person, & had such an outgoing personality. I knew her/them from highschool & after for a while. I'm sad we lost touch & I hope you all are okay. Sincerely, Emily Tate

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