Mr. James Samuel, 86 years old of Ridgeland, South Carolina, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at his residence in Wagon Branch Community.


Mr. James was a native of Trinidad, West Indies he was born to the late George and Ruby Prescott. He later migrated to New York City in 1986, a there he worked as a Chef at the World Trade Center. In 1989, his eyes fell on Mrs. Modestine Olidge, time had stop between those two, when they fell in love and joined Holy Matrimony during that year. Later through the years they moved to Ridgeland, South Carolina. Mr. James was a member of Burton Deliverance Holiness Church, at that time he worked at Palmetto Electric Cooperative and the Greenery Landscaping. He was a peaceful and soft-spoken man throughout his life and making sure if needed he was there.

Mr. James will be missed and cherished by his beautiful wife; Mrs. Modestine Samuel, Six sisters; Merle, Monika, Lenora, Gloria, Annette Samuel and Jocelyn (Johnathan) Charles, Two Brothers; Ronald and Robert Samuel, One God daughter; Alesha Elam, One brother-in-law; Claude Olidge, Four sisters-in-law; Claudia Johnson, Pastor Dr. Betty Ferguson, Francis (Elder Wesley) Deloach, Ollie Olidge, One aunt; Daisy Patridge, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.

 Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, remember to keep in mind, social distancing and staying six feet apart with no more than five people at a time for viewing.

 A Walk-through will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at Bostick Funeral Home Chapel in Ridgeland, South Carolina from 4-6 PM                                       PLEASE WEAR A MASK!

 A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Olidge Cemetery in Wagon Branch Loop, Ridgeland, South Carolina

 Considering the COVID-19 Pandemic, it is recommended by the South Carolina Mortician Association, Inc., to encourage families to have a Graveside Service with a small gathering of family and friends.