Carol Lenn John "Sam" SAMPLES

News Death Notice

SAMPLES, Carol Lenn John "Sam" age 72, of Middletown, Ohio, passed away Thursday, October 10, 2013 at his residence. He was born March 12, 1941 in Big Lake, Arkansas. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a graphic Artist for Diamond Graphic Arts and Jefferson Smurfit retiring in 2003. Preceding him in death were his parents, Virgil and Irene Denkins Samples; and one brother, Joe Samples. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Marty Samples; two daughters, Talena Roberts and Joe Longworth, and Trina Stacy and Jerry; five grandchildren, Samantha Roberts, D. J. Roberts, Crystal Cambra, Brittany Williams and Peyton Stacy; three great grandchildren, Isabella Williams, Joseph Roberts and Lily Cambra; and a host of family and friends. He will be sorely missed by all who loved him. Visitation will be Monday, October 14, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown, followed by Military Services at 7:00 p.m. by the Middletown Combined Honor Guard. A funeral service will follow the military service with Pastor James Anderson officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements by Herr-Riggs Funeral Home, 210 S. Main St., Middletown.

Funeral Home

Herr-Riggs Funeral Home
210 S Main St Middletown, OH 45044
(513) 422-4545

Published in Journal-News on Oct. 12, 2013