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Glen Richard Samples Sr., 86, of Malvern passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. He was born March 4, 1927 in Benton.
Glen was a veteran of World War II and the Vietnam War and a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton, where he was part of the Menâ€™s Bible Class.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles G. Sample Sr. and Jessie Bird Sample; his wife, Ruth Samples; his brothers, John Sample, Harvey Sample and Charles Sample Jr.; and his sisters, Edith Robinson and Frances Rankin.
He is survived by a son, G.R. "Buzz" Samples Jr. of Benton; a brother, Sam Sample of Benton; his grandchildren, Shannon Newton, Lindsey Daigle and Austin Samples; and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Ashby Funeral Home with the Rev. David Jones officiating.Â Burial will follow at Pinecrest Cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m.Friday, Nov. 8 at Ashbys.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Market St., Benton AR 72015.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.