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Richard "Eddie" Samples, Jr.

Richard "Eddie" Samples, Jr.

Richard "Eddie" Samples, Jr.

SNELLVILLE Richard Edwin Eddie Samples, Jr. Fish Richard Edwin Eddie Samples, Jr., 42 of Snellville GA, passed away on August 21st, 2013. He was born in Atlanta GA on April 26th, 1971. At the age of 16 he became a performer doing Magic & Illusion Shows. He was known as Fish the Magician and Nike the Clown entertaining all as they watched him balancing items, even his niece in a chair on his nose. He juggled bowling pins, swords, and flaming torches. He never failed a child of any request they made of him for any type of balloon animal they requested. He took a small break from the Entertainment world to serve in the US ARMY. He returned to the entertainment business after he served. He is survived by his father Richard Samples Sr. (Denise) of Locust Grove: mother, Frances Browning of Atlanta: sisters, Carol McGhee (William) of Brunswick and Laurie Morrow (Steve) of Stockbridge: 4 Nephews, 2 Nieces, and 7 Great Nieces and Nephews. A small intimate memorial service for the family to celebrate his life was held on Labor Day Weekend.