Samuel Best Sam Best was born on August 23, 1927 in Glasgow, Scotland. He and his family moved to the United States in 1968 and he resided in Redondo Beach until his passing on Thursday, September 18, 2008. Sam is survived by his brother Bill in Scotland and will be dearly missed by his wife of 58 years, Josephine, his children, Gerard, Charlotte, Jim, and Chris, and his seven grandchildren. A Rosary and viewing will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 from 6:00 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance. A Mass will be held in his honor on Thursday, September 25, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 320 Massey St., Hermosa Beach. There will be a reception immediately following the Mass at the American Legion in Redondo Beach.

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  1. Sam was a good friend and I will always remember him fondly. I worked with him for many years at Emery.

  2. We are very sorry to hear about your loss. We are here for you if you need anything. May God help you through this trying time. takecare and GodBless You, Your Friends Donna and scott.

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