Douglas L. “Doug” Sammons (final arrangements)

Douglas L. “Doug” Sammons, 63, of Mt. Pleasant, died Friday, October 28, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

A memorial funeral service for Doug will be held at 6PM on Thursday, November 3, 2022 at the Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant. Pastor Jeffery A. McPheron of the Trenton United Methodist Church will officiate. A private family burial will be held in the White Oak Cemetery, rural Rome, IA. Friends may call after 12 Noon on Thursday at the funeral home. The family will be present to receive friends from 4-6 PM on Thursday.

Those considering an expression of sympathy may direct memorials to the Vintage Raven Kitten Haven of Mt. Pleasant. On-line condolences may be directed to

Douglas Lynn Sammons was born November 26, 1958 in Mt. Pleasant. He was the son of Jerry Lee and Melva Elizabeth (Hill) Sammons. Doug was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. He graduated from Mt. Pleasant Community High School.

Doug was a construction worker specializing in concrete construction for the Wes Barton Construction Company of Mt. Pleasant. He had also worked for Whaley Waste Systems and the Pep Stop, both of Mt. Pleasant.

Doug enjoyed mushroom hunting, arrowhead hunting, fishing and relaxing at Oakland Mills. He was a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and loved to watch their baseball games.

Those thankful for sharing in Doug’s life include his mother Melva of Mt. Pleasant; 3 siblings and their spouses – Steve & Debi Sammons of Trenton, Tim & Bonnie Sammons of Mt. Pleasant and Kristi & Dale Wohlleber of Mt. Pleasant; a very special aunt – Debra Sammons; 5 nephews, 1 niece, 4 great nephews, 6 great nieces and 1 great great nephew.

His father and a nephew precede Doug in death.