Ernest Ernie Samples 1950-2010 Obituary

Ernest “Ernie” Samples, age 59, of Buckhannon, WV died Thursday, January 21, 2010 at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, WV. He was born October 9, 1950 in Alton, WV, a son of Carrie Ellen Tenney Samples of Buckhannon and the late Jay A. Samples. On June 9, 1976 he married Tammy Jane Hinchman who survives. In addition to his mother and wife he is survived by one son, Ernest R. “Ernie” Samples, II and companion Liza of Buckhannon; one daughter, Jenny Samples of Buckhannon; three brothers, Kenneth Jay Samples and wife Hester of Marlington, WV, Jimmy G. “Jim” Samples and wife JoAnn of French Creek, WV and Brian Fay Samples and wife Theresa of Hinkleville, WV; two sisters, Levera Gillum and husband Keith and Lavonda Samples all of Buckhannon and several nieces and nephews and great nieces and great nephews. Ernie was a Care Giver. He attended the Independent United Brethren Church and was a volunteer at the Clothes Closet. Friends will be received Saturday, January 23, 2010 from 6-8 PM at the Poling-st. Clair Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 2 PM Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. Junior Harris and the Rev. Bill Lanham officiating. Burial will follow in the Upshur County Memorial Park in Tennerton, WV. Poling-st.Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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