Pastor Samuel W. Rich, 82, was born Jan. 10, 1930 and died Oct. 1, 2012. He was a retired Beech Aircraft machinist and pastor of Open Door Church of God in Christ, Wichita.
Survivors include: wife, Gracie Rich; two daughters, Sondra Jones and Gail Rich; two sons, Samuel Rich Jr. and Tony Rich; a sister, the Rev. Dorcus Vann; a brother, Bishop Robert (Allidease) Rich; three stepdaughters, Virginia Penn, Sandra Penn and Angela Penn; three stepsons, Melvin Penn, Rodney Penn and Dennis Penn; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Homegoing Celebration will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Greater Holy Temple COGIC, Wichita. Family and friends visitation will be at 6 p.m. Friday at Jackson Mortuary Chapel, Wichita.