Sam M. Stidham, age 89, of the Liberty Community, passed away on February 5, 2023, at Whitewater Commons in Liberty.  Sam was born on April 8, 1933, in Alto, Kentucky, the son of Mark and Pollyanna Stidham.

Sam worked at the Liberty Feed & Mill for 37 years and during those years he also worked at D & M for 32 years.  He retired from Union County School Systems where he was a custodian.  Sam was known as a workaholic that loved to travel.  Most of all he treasured the time spent with his family.

His memories will be cherished by his daughters, Pauline Hubbard, Lucille Lamb, Lisa Bowers, and Stacey Louden; sons, James Stidham, Michael Ellis and James Stidham, as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Sam is preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis Stidham and a daughter, Loretta Manning.

Friends and family may visit on Monday February 13, 2023, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Urban Winkler Liberty Funeral Home, 310 N. Main, Liberty.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm.  Burial will follow at Earlham Cemetery in Richmond, IN.