Robert Samuels, age 75, was born March 6, 1943, in Wilmington, DE, the son of John Samuels and Leona Brown Samuels. He departed this life on November 26, 2018, at his residence.
He received his early education in Wilmington Public Schools and graduated from Salesianum in 1961. He later attended Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana.
He worked as a DJ for WDAS in Philadelphia, PA, a manager at General Motors, and as a general contractor for various construction companies in the area.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Jerome and Reginald Samuels, and a sister Deborah Samuels.
He leaves to cherish his memory, 2 daughters, Tracey Mitchell and Shannon Samuels; 1 son Robert Samuels, Jr.; 1 brother, George E. Samuels; grandchildren, Charles & Tiara Mitchell, Ezekiel Samuels, Shaquilla Howard, Robert Thomas, and Pierre Samuels; many cousins, and a host of friends.
Home Going Service will be 11 am, Friday, December 7, 2018, at Bethel AME Church, 602 N. Walnut Street, Wilmington, DE 19801, where viewing will be from 9-10:45 am only. Interment will be private.