Kyle Edward Samuels, 26, a resident of Larksville, formerly of Mifflinville, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009, in Pittston.
Mr. Samuels was born in Kingston, a son of Jayne Gibbons Samuels Wenzel, Mifflinville, and the late Edward Klint Samuels.
He graduated from Wyoming Valley West High School, Plymouth, class of 2002, where he was a varsity football player.
As a mechanic, he was employed by MotorWorld, Wilkes-Barre, for some time and was a state licensed automobile inspector. He had also worked at Coccia Ford, Plains Township. Since 2007, he had been at the Tobyhanna Army Depot.
In addition to his father, Mr. Samuels was also preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John Thomas and Betty Mae Gibbons.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by maternal grandparents Kit and Irene Samuels, Larksville; stepfather Bruce Wenzel, Mifflinville; as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.
A private funeral and burial will be held at the convenience of the family with interment in Perrin’s Marsh Cemetery, Centermoreland.
Friends may call at the H. Merritt Hughes Funeral Home Inc., 451 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.