Richard Harry Samuelson, Sr., age 73 of Rossville, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 12, 2020. He was born to the late Richard Marvin and Dorothy Ellen Margerum Samuelson, in Moline, IL, before moving to the Rossville Area in 1971. Richard served his country in the U.S. Air Force, during the Vietnam War, before retiring from Smurfitt Stone after more than 15, yrs. He attended Mountain View Baptist Church, Rossville and was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother, who will be greatly missed. Richard was also preceded in death by his son, Richard Samuelson, Jr. He is survived by his loving wife, of 54 yrs., Susie Samuelson; sons, Robert Samuelson and Michael (Macecia) Samuelson; sisters, Debbie (Ron) Rinehart and Merry (John) Horton; 5 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Walter Mann, Sr. and Pastor Eddie Frye officiating. Interment will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesday and prior to the service on Wednesday. Online guestbook at
Richard Harry Samuelson Sr.
June 12, 2020 436