DANIELSVILLE - Billy Joe "Dusty" Samples, 61, died Tuesday, December 10, 2013.
A native of Athens, he was the son of the late Clifford Samples and Thelma Samples Bowen. He was preceded in death by brothers, Larry, Jimmy, and Bobby Joe Samples, and Carl Bowen, Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Simmons Samples, Danielsville; grandchildren, Chance Samples and Canyon Samples, both of Danielsville; stepfather, Carl Bowen; brother, Jeff Samples, Hull; and sisters, Peggy Samples, Danielsville, and Hazel Dailey, Jefferson.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday December 13, at the Danielsville Baptist Church with the Rev. Kenny Baker officiating.
Bridges Funeral Home, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.