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Obituary: Samuel Thompson Oswalt

Samuel Thompson Oswalt passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2022, in Rogers, Arkansas at the age of 74. He was born August 25, 1948, in Memphis, Tennessee to parents Glen Ellis and Mary Eileen Flanagan Oswalt.
In his earlier years, Samuel worked in agriculture as a farmer. He then obtained his master’s degree and became an educator where he taught for his remaining work career. He did so with the love and support of his loving wife Peggy. Together they were able to spend 54 wonderful years together before God called him home. Samuel was an avid outdoorsman from golf to fishing. He could always be found cheering for his grandchildren at their sporting events. He also enjoyed western movies and playing poker.
Samuel is survived by his wife Peggy Oswalt of the home, his two sons: Michael Kent Oswalt (Vicki) of Springfield, Oregon and John Wesley Oswalt (Lorie) of Rogers, Arkansas. He will be deeply missed by five grandchildren; Catherine Oswalt, Paige Oswalt, Lauren Oswalt, Justin Oswalt and Sara Oswalt who will all hold fond memories and personal special moments of their grandfather. He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Glen and Joe Oswalt.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 2:00 pm on the grounds of Crittenden Memorial Park in Marion, Arkansas. Online condolences can be made at

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