Samuel Nwankwo Erike
(1931 - 2008)

Profile:
Samuel Nwankwo Erike
Nickname: Ikedinachukwu

Birth:
Anambra State, Nigeria
August 6, 1931

Passing:
Nigeria
August 15, 2008


Guest Book
One of the most warm and kind-hearted men I’ve met. A treasure to the earth.
Valentine Nnebe (Kinsman )
January 26th, 2018
I still remember that voice on d fone that picks sometimes when i call den on land line, how cant i forget how u come out from ur room bck den in arraba & SN Okeke to gist and keep me company whenever i come and chykar isnt around. U ll tell me "she will soon be back, she said u should wait when u come" and u engage me in discussion to keep me company so dat i dont get bored or angry. I rmbr d particlar seat u sit on, how u crack jokes and dat always smiling face of urs; Always so excited when u see ur children-s frnd. Writing this brings tears rolling down my chics.
I miss u greatly, Rest on daddy, papa Chikosolu Erike till we meet to part no more
Chikodili Onuorah-Nwofor (daughter's bestie)
January 26th, 2018
Continue to rest in d bossom of the Lord Almighty daddy.
Ify Munonyedi (nee Okpala) (Daughters' friend )
January 26th, 2018
i miss you like the best gift in life,i can't get you off my life and out my thought,everyday reminds me of you,i wept like you left yesterday,but tears wouldn't bring you back,my friend said you are happy where you are and am sure you are. Rest In Perfect peace my one in a million father and friend.
Chykar (daughter)
November 17th, 2011
I pray for you everyday and i miss you now more than ever. Rest in perfect peace my one and only Daddie.
Chykarh (daughter)
November 2nd, 2011
Daddy i have really missed you a lot but God Almighty knows the best,sleep on daddie till we meet to part no more.
chinwe erike (daughter)
August 16th, 2011
No words can express the way i miss ur jokes and smile.You will always be in my thoughts and prays amen.
au ani (family friend)
August 15th, 2011
It feels like yesterday when I spoke with you on the phone on the fateful day of August 15, 2008 at exactly 1:00pm.Two hours later, you were called by our Almighty God.Irrespective of your fatherly love,just as the Biblical Samuel, Dad, you answered a call that turned your happy family into a weeping family and left "My girls" as you fondly called us. It is well, we hope to meet you someday. Sleep on my friend, a brother, and all in all DAD. See you on the resurrection morning when the trumpet sounds.
LUV & MISS YOU DAD!
Amuche Samerike-Nwobu (daughter)
August 15th, 2011
R.I.P - grandpa .
Love & miss you........
Adaora Nwobu (Granddaughter)
August 15th, 2011
"Grandpa" as you were fondly called. I really miss you. Continue resting in PEACE!
I love you,Grandpa.
Chibikem Nwobu (Grandson)
August 15th, 2011
Daddy,
It was on a day like this that you answered a perpetual call that changed my entire life.It really hurts but I know my comforter and redeemer lives. He will not forsake us as he promised. Sleep on BELOVED DAD till the resurrection morning!
Amuche SamErike-Nwobu (Daughter )
August 15th, 2011
I cried when i saw your car cos i expected to see you come of it like you used to do anytime you visit us.It really hurts that Daddy(My Grandpa)had to go.
Mommy said you are in heaven with Jesus>I'm still a good boy i promised to be and i now come tops in my class.I love you Grandpa.
CHIMDI (Grandson)
August 15th, 2011
Thank You Jesus for giving me such a wonderful Grandpa.I always feel him telling me"Dont do that son" any time i want to hit my baby brother.
I LOVE YOU GRANDPA!!
Odini Ogbonnia (Grandson)
August 15th, 2011
Rest In Peace,Peacemaker!! I love you dearly>>>>>
onyeka ZIMADIBE (Daughter)
August 15th, 2011
I hate to remember this day but i can't do anything cos i'm just a mere mortal.I take solace in the promise of God that he will never leave or forsake his own.
I love you now and always.
REST IN PEACE MY DEAR FRIEND!!I love you daddy.
Chinenye Erike (Daughter)
August 15th, 2011
Rest in peace a man that would give anything to make anyone around him happy,a selfless man who loves all without discrimination,a man who will say the truth no matter how ugly it is,i miss you sooooo much but i know you are so happy now being with the cherubs. Rest in peace my one and only father in life.
chykar samerike (daughter)
August 15th, 2011
I woke up that fateful Friday morning ,August 15,2008 and went for a training that had lasted a whole week.
Before then we had spoken the previous day and you were very ok.
However on that Friday morning i knew i was loosing concentration during the session but i didnt feel anything was wrong or will go wrong.
I struggled with the training and eventually stayed till the end.When i got home i saw your missed calls cos i forgot my phone and rushed out.i planned to call you afterwards.I NEVER MADE THAT CALL but got a call that you have gone to your maker.
IT WAS A CALL FROM YOUR MAKER,AND LIKE THE BIBLICAL SAMUEL,YOU ANSWERED!
The shock i got from that call lasted for so long.I hated life,i prayed day and night that i will wake up and tell people that i had a bad dream but the reality of that call became very real as days turned to night and night to a new day.
Your exit is so fresh even after 365 days times 2.its so hard to forget a good man let alone a good and caring father like you.You still saw us as your little children even when some of us are already perents,you kept taking us to hospital like you did when we were kids and will even want to if allowed hold us to be injected.You did so many things that many parents will not do just because your love for us never diminished.
Even when we were all gainfully employed ,you will ask us to come home when we are sick,in your words"Dont you think you should come back home so that we can watch over you?"
Oh my God ,my father was good to a fault!You did so many things that made us look like kids before our friends,though they envied us.
When you go on a trip abroad,you will want to come back home cos like you used to say "No one is with the Kids",even when the youngest of the "kids" is already independent.
You were our father,friend and brother and to your Grandsons and Daughters,both Daddy and Grandpa.I can talk about you forever but one word summarizes every thing,YOU WERE JUST A GOOD MAN!!!!
REST IN PEACE GOOD FATHER>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Chinenye SamErike (Daughter)
August 9th, 2010
I really love you grandpa.Its hurts that you are no more and they said i look so much ike you.WHAT A PRIVILEDGE!!Rest in PEACE.
Ohjay Ogbonnia (Grandson)
August 9th, 2010
Daddie,i know that your spirit liveth forever and so proud to have you as my daddie.you made me what ever i am today and will forever be grateful to GOD for you.I remembered those days that i used to be naughty some times and you will scold me and after you will call me back and pet me,Daddie how i love you so much and will continue to love u forever because i know you are with the creator,OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST.sleep on my love,my brother and my friend for ever.
Chinwe Sam Erike (Daughter)
July 30th, 2010
I had a very wonderful,courageous,intelligent,friendly,full of wisdom,humble, contented,peaceful and highly disciplined grandpa.And like my Mummy said,when i remember you are my grandpa ,i just smile and say Thanks be to God!I really really love you!!
Odini Ogbonnia (Grandson)
June 30th, 2010
My father,my friend,my confidant,my handsom,my brother,who will play these roles in myn earthly life,daddie,it hurts me to know that you are gone from us here,if it were to be something you could resist,i know you would have done so for our sake.i loved you and will always love you my sugar, sweet daddie.rest on in God's bossom.
Chidi Samerike (daughter)
June 30th, 2010
I miss my grandpa silly.Is there anyone that can ever replace him?He was also my friend
CHIMDI OGBONNIA (GRANDSON)
June 29th, 2010
This is the memorial I set up for SAMUEL ERIKE. To sign the guest book, click on the "Sign Guest Book" button below.
CHINENYE SAMERIKE
June 29th, 2010
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"Grandpa - as days pass ,i still remember t he times we shared together . I remember when we all played together & you told us about how you grew up . I miss you & im out here to make you proud. R.I.P <3"
Adaora Nwobu
June 29th, 2010
"daddy u are my best friend. the times i spent with u, d jokes, d smiles, i will cherish that for rest of life daddy u are well missed. rest in peace daddy."
ani au
June 29th, 2010
"Dad It was just aS yesterday that you answered the call.I love you dad and hope to meet you again on resurrection morning . CONTINUE RESTING IN PEACE, MY NOBLE DAD!"
Amuche Nwobu
June 29th, 2010
"I cannot thank God enough for making you my father. I've refused to talk about you in past tense.God bless the womb that bore you! Rest on my best friend!"
CHINENYE SAMERIKE
June 29th, 2010
"You were and are still the best father in history. When i remember i came from your loins ,i just smile and praise God. Rest on Daddy!"
ONYEKA ZIMADIBE
June 29th, 2010

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