The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


June 19, 2014

Larry Samples

GREENVILLE — Larry Samples, 61, of Killeen and former Wolfe City resident, passed away June 17, 2014, in Killeen.  

Mr. Samples was born May 12, 1953, in Ft. Benning, Ga., to James Dalton Samples and Altha Faye Bruner Samples. He worked in construction and was a U.S. Army veteran.

Mr. Samples is survived by a brother, James Dalton “Chuck” Samples Jr.;  two sisters, Nancy Morgan and Whitney Ann LaMont; three aunts, Wanda Whitlock, Linda Johnson and Freda Samples; along with a number of nieces and nephews.  

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bruce Samples.

Funeral service will be in the R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home chapel in Wolfe City at 2 p.m. today with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery with military honors.

Pallbearers will be Chism McDaniel, B.J. McDaniel, Gregory Samples, Thuy Samples, Butch Samples and Stanley Samples. Honorary pallbearers will be Jason Ebert and Brian Ebert.

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