Samuel Thomas Mays

Samuel Thomas Mays, 81, of Amarillo, TX died on September 13, 2019.

Services will be at 1:00 P.M., Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd., with Dr. G.A. Roach officiating. Burial will be a Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.

Samuel was born on January 31, 1938, in Fort Sam Houston, TX to Sidney and Sue Mays. He served in the United State Air Force. Samuel worked at Pantex from 1966-2000. He worked at the Medina Base in San Antonio prior to 1966.

He was known for his dry sense of humor. He loved and was devoted to his family. After he retired, he enjoyed art classes at Amarillo College.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers; and one son.

He is survived by his wife, Dona Mays, of 58 years; son, Michael Mays; and sister, Patricia.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Ussery Roan for the exceptional love and care that was shown to Sam.

8 Replies to “Samuel Thomas Mays”

  1. Dona, we are still in the mountains and just heard about Sam. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Michael. So sorry we were not able to attend his memorial. We have such great memories with you all.

  2. Always enjoyed visiting with Sam at the library meetings and at Ussery Rome, an sorry I will not be able to attend his service. GOD BLESS

  3. So sorry for your loss, Heaven has gained another Angel!
    Such fond memories of Sam’s laugh! We had so much fun playing together on a Volleyball Team for years, precious memories, many years ago!
    He will truly be missed, until we meet again.
    Love to Dona and Michael.
    Sincerely Phyllis and Bill Butler

  4. Heaven now has a new angel. He was such a sweet soul!
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you Dona and Michael.
    Debbie and Roger

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