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Oliver Samuel Sr.

Services will be held today for Oliver Samuel Sr., also known as Tom, age 77, of St. John, who died June 24, 2013.

The viewing is from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at The Emmaus Moravian Church in Coral Bay, St. John, with the service immediately following at the church. Burial will be at the same location.

Shuttle service will be available for the 8 and 9 a.m. ferries from St. Thomas.

He is survived by his wife, Lettie Samuel; sons, Mitchell, Oliver Jr., and Aniell Samuel; daughters-in-law, Lisa Mendez Samuel and Chastity Caines Samuel; grandchildren, Natasha and Michael Benjamin, Andretti, Olivettie, Aliaune, and Skye Samuel; sister, Eleanor Samuel; brother, Milton Samuel; niece, Yolanda Rayside; nephews, Grantley and Ian Samuel; great-nieces, Pamella Penn, LaChelle and YuVahna Richards, Markita, Mikayla and Amaya Samuel; great-nephews, Gyasi and Yo'Vahn Richards; sisters-in-law, Irma Chinnery Pickering, Ina Chinnery Smith, Ethlyn Chinnery Simmons, Diane Chinnery-Dickerson, Lauracia Chinnery Chalwell, Selvina and Selina Chinnery; brothers-in-law, Curtney, Michael, Sendrick, Gerald, Melvin, Irving, Kendrick, Edrick, John, Selvin, and Marvin Chinnery; godchildren, Enid Doway, Dana Roberts, Rehugh Hendricks Jr., and Velona Hendricks; special cousins, Egbert and Enid Hendricks, Carol Powell, Joyce Peters, Alan Jackson, and Sheila Liburd; the Hendricks, Marsh and Smith families of St. John and many other relatives and special friends too numerous to mention.

Arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home.

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