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John Wayne Samuels

November 30, 1951 May 31, 2018
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Obituary for John Wayne Samuels

John Wayne Samuels, 66, passed away on May 31, 2018 in Owensboro, KY.
John Wayne was born on November 30, 1951, in Rockport to the late Paul Lawrence Samuels and Electa Ann (Rowan) Samuels.
John Wayne was a 1969 graduate of South Spencer High School, a Vietnam veteran and member of Smithfield Baptist Church. He had also worked at Whirlpool. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and grilling out.
John Wayne is preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Lee Samuels.
John Wayne is survived by his wife, Kathy Samuels, of Evansville; children: step-son, Jon Earl Randell Jr. of Henderson, KY, Decarlos Samuels and his wife, Amy, of Evansville, Daniel Fuquay of Evansville, Robert Mitchell, Deanna Thomas, Venus Coit, Deena Michelle; grandchildren Desean Samuels, Brailynn Seger, Cherish Hassebrock, Decarlos Samuels, Jr., Danaisha Samuels,; siblings Paul L. Samuels of Rockport, Michael Eugene Samuels of Evansville, Dennis Laird Samuels and Patsy Howell of Rockport, I-smail Abdus Salam of Lexington, KY; nieces and nephews Sheree Kiplinger and her husband, Keith, Paul L. Samuels III, Stephanie Dawn Rogers, Tina Michelle Samuels, Roger Dale Rogers, Devon Davidson; several other nieces and nephews.
Services are 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June, 5, 2018 at Smithfield Baptist Church in Rockport, with Chaplain Steve Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery. Visitation is from 2:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M., Monday June 4, 2018 at Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport, and from 10:00 A.M. until service time on Tuesday at Smithfield Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post 254 in Rockport.

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2:00 PM 6/4/2018 2:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/4/2018 6:00:00 PM
Boultinghouse Funeral Home

527 Main Street
Rockport, IN 47635

Boultinghouse Funeral Home
527 Main Street Rockport 47635 IN
United States





11:00 AM 6/5/2018 11:00:00 AM
Smithfield Baptist Church

Seminary St.
Rockport, IN 47635

Smithfield Baptist Church
Seminary St. Rockport 47635 IN
United States

Cemetery Details


Sunset Hill Final Resting Place

St. Rd 45
Rockport, IN 47635

St. Rd 45 Rockport 47635 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Legion Post 254


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