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Richard John Sample
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1928
Death: Mar. 8, 2007

Richard "Dick" Sample, 78, John Anderson Drive, Ormond Beach, Fla., passed away March 8th, 2007 at his home with family. Dick Sample was born in Chicago, Illinois, November 6th, 1928. Captain Sample was a Navy veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He served as a Naval Aviator, Squadron Commander, and Director of Planning, Programming and Budgeting for all of Naval Aviation. After leaving the Navy in 1974, he founded Sample International, Inc., an aviation claims adjusting firm. Upon his second retirement, he continued in aviation research and development until his death. He was an avid Aviation safety enthusiast. His passions included flying his Piper Arrow, a love of dogs, boating, and 18 years of motorcycle riding. His enthusiasm for aviation was exceeded only by his love for his family. He is survived by his lovely wife, Patricia A.C. Sample; daughter, Wendy Ann Halbert, Sarasota; son, Richard "Chip" Sample, Port Orange; and two sisters, Mabel Hesslegrave, South Carolina, and Elsie Diener, Clearwater, Fla. He is also survived by Louise and Ed Moran, Granite Bay, Calif., Paul S. Jensen, Incline Village, Nevada; and eight grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be Saturday, March 17, at 2 p.m., at Lohman's Funeral Home, 733 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach with reception immediately following. Memorial donations may be made in his honor to Halifax Humane Society, 2364 W. LPGA Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL 32124. 
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 54, Site: 2586
Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49307653
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