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Alvin "Al" Lee Samples
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Alvin “Al” Lee Samples, age 85 of Villa Rica, GA, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.  He was born on May 15, 1933 in Atlanta, Georgia, son of the late Aaron Samples and the late Ruby Manning Samples. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean conflict and retired as an engineer with Norfolk Southern Railroad. Al loved the outdoors, fishing, gardening and loved his grandkids.He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Joan Bishop Samples.He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law: Nancy and Lance Johnson; grandchildren: Tiffany Durden and her husband, Matthew and Zachary Johnson and his wife, Aubrey. The family will receive friends on Friday August 3, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 2:00 PM at The Georgia Memorial Park in Marietta, Georgia with Dr. Billy Godwin officiating.  You may share your thoughts and condolences online at’s Memorial Chapel, Douglasville, Georgia has charge of the arrangements.  770-489-2818

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Hightower's Memorial Chapel

12651 Veterans Memorial Highway
Douglasville, GA 30134





2:00 PM
Georgia Memorial Park Cemetery

2000 Cobb Pkwy SE
Marietta, GA 30060-3759


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