Sam Engel, Jr. 82, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, passed away April 12, 2017. Sam was born in Homestead, FL, attended the University of Florida and started his architectural practice in Davie in 1972. He was a Charter Member of the Davie Cooper City Rotary club, a member of the American Institute of Architects, a NASCAR Fan of Steel, and a lifetime UF alumni member. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Carolyn Engel, his children: Mark Engel (Heidi) and Susan Tillman, his grandchildren: Kyle Engel and Erin Engel, his brother and sister: Richard Engel and Julia Maloney. Sam was preceded in death by his parents; Solomon and Amalia Engel, and his sisters: Emily Seymour, Mary Zinker, Emma Vihlen, Ruthie Tuten, Dorothy Gwinn and Frieda McDermott.
His Memorial Service is scheduled at Noon on Saturday, April 22 at Davie United Methodist Church, 6500 SW 47th St., Davie, FL with a pre-service visitation time at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a memorial gift (in Sam’s name) to the Davie-Cooper City Rotary Club Foundation, PO Box 290325, Davie FL.