Joe Wayne Samples, Sr., age 78, passed away at the Roosevelt Rehabilitation Hospital on August 21, 2018. He was born on July 05, 1940 to the late Arthur Samples and Martha Loretta Foust Samples in Knoxville, Tennessee. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Ed Samples; sister, Carolyn Witt.
Survivors include his son, Joe Samples, Jr. (Emilee); daughters, Tracy Lilja (Jason), Tammy Anderson (Matt), Lindsey Samples; brother, Howard Samples; nine grandchildren; girlfriend, Susan Stump; extended family and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 1:00 PM at West Point Lake, 1000 Seminole Road, LaGrange, GA 30240. In Lieu of flowers donations be made to the Troup County Humane Society. Online condolences may be sent through our website, www.HigginsFuneralHomes.com.