Dawud “Dave” Samad; the son of the Late Alfred Carter and Alice Carter Gibson was born July 11,1941. On Friday, November 5, 2021 he entered into enteral rest at Robert Wood Hospice Care in Hamilton, NJ.
Dawud was born and raised in Trenton, NJ and education in the Trenton Public School System. He was employed at PJ Pancake House in Princeton, NJ, Fitzgerald’s Deli, and Tree Removal Services.
In his spare time Dawud loved to play quakes, fishing, painting, cooking from scratch, singing with his siblings in a group called the Down Beats, and watching his Philadelphia Eagles. He always was somewhere joking and just being the life of the party. You know he was having a good time when he started to say “It Doesn’t Matter!”
He was predeceased by his parents Alfred Carter and Alice Carter Gibson, three brother Jessie Carter, Ernest Johnson, and James Carter; one sister Alice Carter Harris; one niece Jennifer Johnson, four nephew Ernest Jr., James Johnson, Kevin “Muzzafar Ahmed” Harris, and Eugene Johnson; and one great nephew Shawn D. Carter.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories; his wife Elizabeth Samad of Trenton, NJ. Four sons Donald Marshall of Kentucky; David Correa, Dawud Samad, Jr., and Calier Samad all of Trenton, NJ. Two daughter Kelly and Carol Samad, both of Trenton, NJ. One brother Jerome Carter of West Windsor, NJ. Four nieces Kim Johnson, Vivian Johnson, Lillie Hawkins “special niece”, and Wetonah Carter “special niece” all of Trenton, NJ. Three nephew Moses Johnson of Philadelphia, PA, Michael Johnson and Hugh Carter both of Trenton, NJ. A God sister Jennie Hawkins of Trenton, NJ and a special friend Barbara of Trenton, NJ. A host of great/ great great nieces and nephews, cousins, relatives and friends. Dawud was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all who knew him.