Gary David Samples


Gary David Samples, 63, of Centerville passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at his home.

Born Nov. 6, 1953, in Scottsburg, he was the son of James and Sopha Spencer Samples, both of whom preceded him in death.

Gary had lived in Centerville since 1986. He was a graduate of Crothersville High School. He retired from Belden in 2016 after 18 years of service. He formerly worked at County Market.

Gary was a fan of Indiana University basketball and the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts and Los Angeles Dodgers. He loved to travel and spend time with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Cynthia Boxell Samples; a daughter, Jessica (Dan) Scholl of Westfield; a son, Nathan Samples of Centerville; sisters, Wanda Campbell of Seymour and Linda Samples of Louisville, Kentucky; nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; cousins; and many friends.

The funeral service will be at 10 a.m Thursday at Mills Funeral Home in Centerville with Pastor Rick Alvey officiating.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Boys and Girls Clubs of Wayne County, 1717 S. L St., Richmond, IN 47374.

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