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Samuel Edward Best

Samuel Edward Best departed this life on October 17, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Samuel was the youngest child born to the late David Samuel and Carrie Britt Best on March 14, 1958 at Highsmith Hospital in Fayetteville, N.C. 

Samuel was educated in the Fayetteville City Public Schools and graduated from E.E. Smith Senior High School. After graduation, Samuel enlisted in the United States Navy and served for twelve years. After leaving the service, he became a truck driver and drove trucks for several years. In later life, he became a handyman and did this line of work until he became ill. 

Samuel leaves to cherish his memories: his son Dane Best (fiancee Kia) of Savannah, GA;  one sister Deloris Pritchett and one brother David Best (Glory) of Fayetteville, N.C. and one grandson, Denim Best of Savannah, GA. and the mother of his son; Patricia Epps of Woodbine, GA, two nephews: Donald David Pritchett, Jr. of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and David Antonio Best of Tampa, FL and a host of other family members and friends. He loved and was loved by lots of friends. Samuel was a kind and loving brother, full of fun and very enjoyable to be with. We will miss him greatly!

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So sorry to hear of Sam's passing. I just found out recently. I wish peace for the family as you remember your brother. David and Deloris, know that I care and send my condolences. Look forward to the day when death will be no more as is promised in the Bible. Revelations 21:3,4.

Elister Carmichael Harris Dec 31 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Best

EE Smith Class of 1965 Nov 22 2019 12:00 AM

R.I.P. Sam Best. A very nice and kind friend and neighbor.

Brian Wallace Nov 1 2019 12:00 AM

Love you my Brother!!! It was good seeing you with your son and Trish and our talk about our NAVY days as friends. Thanks fpr being a great friend.

Roderick Peanut Brewer Oct 31 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Best

Maith Robinson Oct 29 2019 12:00 AM

A kind person. May you Rest In Peace awaiting the time when all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out. John 5:28,29

Alice Drake Smith Oct 26 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Best

Wanda Autman Vaughn Oct 26 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Best

Sharon Whitted Oct 25 2019 12:00 AM

Sam was truly a respectful kind and gentle soul. I will always remember you with the same smile you always greeted me with. Rest Easy my good brother!

Ronnie Newman Oct 25 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Samuel Best

Alice and George Butchie Smith Oct 24 2019 12:00 AM

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