John Guy Samson, of Orlando, age 55, passed away on Sunday, July 12 2020. He was born in the Metropolitan area of Detroit, Michigan, the son of Gerald Joseph and Mary Agnes (Lajoie) Samson. John was a graduate of Garden City High School, Henry Ford Community College with a degree in Graphic Art, & Schoolcraft Community College.
He served in the US Navy on the USS O’Brien in the Gulf War. His former employment includes, Dormkaba (Safelok) as a trade show coordinator in Orlando & Michigan; Steel Industries as the Art Director/Marketing Coordinator in Michigan and Murrays/Aco also in Michigan as the Retail Store Manger. John was also a member of the Masonic Order of Demolay, Masonic Lodge 172 (Dearborn, Michigan), Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.
John had loyalty and love for his family, his many friends in Michigan and Florida. Passion for his home, gardening, cooking, art, wrote poetry, avid fan of rock and heavy metal music. Enjoyed concerts and cruising on his Harley Davidson with friends. His legacy lives on as an organ donor. May there be comfort in knowing someone so special will never be forgotten.
John is predeceased by his parents, Gerald Joseph Samson; Mary Agnes (Lajoie) Samson; Sister, Lillian Patricia (Samson) Merchant; Niece, Kirsten Joi (Williams) Pohutski and leaves to cherish his memory, sisters: Mary Christina (Samson) Williams, Joyce Susan (Samson) Zrnich (Michael); nieces and nephews: Theodore Craig Stephen Williams, Theresa Sharon (Williams) Serafimovski (Dean), Chloe Renee Zrnich, Stephanie Lynn (Merchant) Jones, Kylia Joi Zrnich, Nathaniel Louis Zrnich, Priscilla Joi Pohutski, Jacob Dean Serafimovski, Lauren Elizabeth Serafimovski, Sammy B. Jones III, Robert John Guy Jones, Samantha Rose Pokerwinski, Alexander Joseph Blanchett.
The family will hold a private Celebration of Life Gathering at a later date. Memorial Donations can be made to any charity of choice.