SAMPLES, RUDOLPH "RUDY", Miami, Florida, 63, succumbed to a ten month battle ofcancer on Saturday, July 20, 2013. Rudy was born on September 17, 1949 in Fulda, Germany. Rudy was employed with Berekley Florist for 26 years as well as worked in public relations at the American Airlines Arena for 14 years. He is survived by his son, William Samples of Springhill, FL, sisters: Diana (Glen) Coston of Pflugerville, TX, Linda (Billy) Swinegar of Radcliff, KY and Debbie (Pierce) Burt of Elyria, OH; and as well an aunt, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and friends. The family extends our deepest thanks and gratitude to those who provided Rudy with warmth and compassion during his illness, Alba, Luz, Ishmal, Tommy and his long time friends and boss, Morey Moss and Stacey McCoy. A "Go Miami Heat" (wear your Heat apparel per Rudy's wishes) Memorial Service will be held on Monday, July 22, 2013 from 6:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at Florida Funeral & Crematory, 1495 N.W. 17th Avenue Miami, FL. Donations may be made: In Memory of Rudy Samples to Angels Home 9564 SW 58th Street Miami, FL 33173.