Andrew J. Samuels Sr., 83, of rural Marshall, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Rev. David L. Duncan will officiate. Weiker Funeral Home in Slater is in charge of arrangements.
Born Sept. 6, 1921, in Saline County, he was the son of the late Ward and Stella Wyrick Samuels. On Feb. 14, 1942, in Marshall, he married Dorothy L. Knox, who survives of the home. He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church in rural Sweet Springs and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He retired from International Shoe Co. in Marshall after 42 years of service.
Additional survivors include one son, Andrew J. "Jack" Samuels Jr. of rural Marshall; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Lawrence Samuels; and one daughter, Linda Boyd.