Robert Louis Samson, Sr. 71, of Roper, died on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Plymouth.
Born in Fulton, New York he was the son of the late Clinton Samson and Eleanor Graham Samson and was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Strapach Samson; son, Eric D. Weatherwax; brothers, David Samson, Kenneth Samson and Dale Samson. He worked as a locomotive mechanic with Alco and was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
His family includes his daughter, Lisa M. Askew and husband Jason of Plymouth, NC; sons, Robert L. Samson, Jr. and wife Victoria of Roper, NC, Jason K. Samson and wife Charlotte of Plymouth, NC, Brian S. Weatherwax of Port Byron, NY, and Kevin J. Weatherwax and wife Debbie of Auburn, NY; sisters, Cherie Harmon of Weedsport, N.Y. and Shelly Giangarra of Martinsburg, W. VA.; brothers, Clinton Samson, Jr. of New York and William Samson of Chocowinity, NC.; fourteen grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
An informal gathering of family and friends will be held Friday, July 28, 2023 from 12:00 to 1;30 pm at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.