More detail on this person: Sam Whitfield
Boaze III, 68, passed away Wednesday, June 18,
2014 in his home in Beaumont, TX. Sam was born
July 1, 1945 to Sam W. Boaze Jr and Rebecca W.
Boaze. He graduated from Beaumont High School
and from Lamar University. Sam served in the US
Army with distinction as a helicopter pilot where
he received the Purple Heart Award and the
Distinguished Flying Cross. He had many Air
Medals and unit citations as well. Sam is survived
by his wife, Marcia Armstrong Boaze; his parents,
Sam and Becky Boaze and his sister, Carol B.
Snowden and her husband, Eddie. A memorial
service honoring Sam's life will be held Saturday,
June 28 at 2:00 PM at Claybar Kelley-Watkins
Funeral Home Chapel on 11th St. in Beaumont.
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 27, 2014
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