Age 31, passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at his residence. Sam was born in Minneapolis, MN on April 13, 1986 to Jim and Susie Tougher. He was a graduate of St. Xavier High School, Class of 2004. He attended University of Kentucky and graduated from the University of Louisville with a degree in economics in 2008. He was employed as a Price Risk Manager by World Fuel Services. Sam was a gentle and loving soul who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, playing golf, and cheering for Kentucky Basketball. He treated everyone he met with kindness and respect and will be greatly missed.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Jim and Mary Tougher; and maternal grandfather, Al Greschel.
Sam is survived by his parents, Jim and Susie Tougher; sister, Becca Tougher; brother, Will Tougher; maternal grandmother, Gene Greschel; and his loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Sam’s Funeral Mass will be at 10 AM on Tuesday, April 3rd at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 1920 Newburg Rd. Louisville, KY 40205 with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 - 8 PM on Monday at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Rd. Louisville, KY 40205.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial gifts be made to St. Agnes St. Vincent DePaul.