Pierre N. Samford, 91, of Abilene, passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 in Abilene. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, January 14th at The Hamil Family Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. Monday, January 15th at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Phil Christopher officiating. Burial will be at 4:00 P.M. in the Breckenridge Cemetery in Breckenridge, Texas.
Pierre was born in Desdemona, TX to Thomas & Lucia Samford on December 16, 1926. He was married to Lina Sue Milam. He served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a surveyor for Teledyne Expiration. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Pierre was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter Lucinda Ann Woodard.
He is survived by his wife Lina Samford of Abilene. Two sons; Gary Samford and wife Tana of Bastrop & Sam Samford of Buffalo Gap. One sister; Betty Tekell of Wingate. Five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.