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Sam Richard Squyres

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Sam Richard Squyres

Graveside services for Sam Richard Squyres, Sr., 69, of Simsboro, LA, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Simsboro under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.

Sam was born on July 18, 1950, in Homer, LA, to Clyde Earl Squyres and Irene Gwendolyn Lee Squyres, and passed away on Oct. 14, 2019, after a lengthy illness. Sam attended Louisiana Tech, worked as an apartment complex manager, and as a bus driver at Simsboro High School. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Simsboro.

Sam was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Patricia Rene Null Squyres; his son, Sam Richard Squyres, Jr.; brother Gary Squyres; and by his parents.

Left to cherish Sam’s memory are his daughter Anne Marie Squyres Jones and husband Jimbo of Gibsland, LA; and grandchildren: Madison Anne Jones, and Scarlett Sam Marie Jones; brother, Keith Squyres; sister, Susan Rasbury; and a host of other family and friends.

Honorary pallbearers are Susan Squyres Rasbury, Keith Squyers, Mary Null, Heath Coon, Timeca Goldsmith, Vickie Jackson, and Delinda Horsley.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Amy’s Army, 4009 Hwy. 822, Dubach, LA 71235.

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