Carolyn Leep Samples,73, of Kenova, WV. passed away Saturday, September 9, 2023, at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She was born September 5, 1950 in Huntington, WV., a daughter of the late William and Bedelia Brown Leep. Carolyn was retired from the Corp of Engineers after 35 years of service. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters Maria Bodamer and Brenda Compton and one brother William Leep, Jr. She is survived by her husband Earl Samples; two sons James Samples (Samantha) and Kevin Samples; one sister Linda Pratt (Sam) and three granddaughters Emmalee Brooke Samples, Anna Marie Lucille Taylor and Trinity Noelle Taylor. A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 PM Thursday, September 14, 2023 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. The family request no flowers. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.