Retiree goes back to work

Samuel Mead has two passions: fixing things and helping others. As a sales representative at ACE Hardware in Navarre, he is able to do just that.

After working for multiple companies, fixing equipment such as ham radios, scanner machines and copy machines, Mead decided to retire for a “second time,” but after seven years of not working, he decided to get back to business.

In 2000, he and his wife, Rhonda, both Air Force retirees, moved from Tucson, Ariz., and eventually settled in Navarre. With Rhonda’s associate’s degree, she landed a job with Baptist Hospital. With his wife working and their two retirement checks, Mead was able to retire for the “second time.”

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