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Sam Canon Reeves

1930 — December 14, 2022


Sam Canon Reeves, age 92, of Hamby, TX passed away on December 14, 2022, in Abilene, TX.

Visitation will be 2:00-4:00 on Sunday, December 18, 2022, at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene, TX 79606.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 on Monday, December 19, 2022, at Hamby Church of Christ, 197 County Road 504, Abilene, TX with Kyle Killough officiating.  Services are under the direction of The Hamil Family Funeral Home.

Sam was born in Abilene to Burford and Ruby Reeves on June 5, 1930.  He went to school in Abilene.  Sam graduated from Abilene High School and Hardin Simmons University.  He married Maudie McIntire on July 27, 1960, in Anson, TX.  Sam was self-employed as a farmer for over 70 years.  He was a veteran of the Korean War and served in the Army. Sam had the rank of Specialist 3rd Class and was awarded a good conduct medal during his tenure in the Army.

Sam was preceded in death by his father Burford Reeves, his mother Ruby Reeves, his brother Beverly Reeves, and his daughter Rita Kaye Reeves.

Sam is survived by his spouse Maudie Reeves, his son Tim Reeves and wife Jeannie Reeves, and his granddaughter Denae Williams.

Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell Sloan, David Chapman, Jim Helm and Seth Shortes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the West Texas Rehab in memory of Sam C. Reeves, 4601 Hartford, Abilene, TX 79605 or

The family of Sam would like to extend our sincere thank you to all the family and friends who have provided their love and support.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sam Canon Reeves, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation at Funeral Home

Sunday, December 18, 2022

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

The Hamil Family Funeral Home

6449 Buffalo Gap Rd, Abilene, TX 79606

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Memorial Service

Monday, December 19, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Hamby Church of Christ

197 Co Rd 504, Abilene, TX 79601

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