Samuel Decarlos Toliver

Samuel Decarlos Toliver of Eaton Rapids passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 6, 2020 after a short illness. Sammy was born on February 28, 1991 in Lansing, the son of Willie Toliver and Michelle Garcia. He was raised in Eaton Rapids by his grandparents, Sammy and Marilyn Garcia, where he attended school and was a part of the Eaton Rapids High School class of 2009. Sammy was a diehard U of M fan and especially loved football and basketball. He was friendly, outgoing, funny and a true pleasure to be around. Sammy had many friends and family that cared about him deeply, and he will be greatly missed by all who are left to cherish his memory.
Surviving are his mother, Michelle; father, Willie; grandmothers, Marilyn, Maria Garcia; brothers, Willie (Tiffany) Toliver, Jr., Lexus Toliver, Isiah Gingles, Marcus Gingles; best friend Ethan Baker and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Sammy Garcia and grandmother, Shirley Toliver.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Make a Wish Foundation in memory of Sammy. To share memories or leave condolences, please visit