Robert Eugene "Bob" Samuel, Jr.; 87 of Madisonville, TX; passed away on Monday; July 29, 2019 in Madisonville, TX. A celebration of Bob's life is scheduled for 11AM on Saturday; August 3, 2019 at The First Baptist Church in Madisonville, TX with Dr. Charles Higgs officiating. A family burial is scheduled prior to the service beginning at 9:30AM at Madisonville Cemetery in Madisonville, TX. The visitation is scheduled from 5-7PM on Friday; August 2, 2019 at The First Baptist Church in Madisonville, TX.
Bob was born on June 18, 1932 in Huntsville, TX to Robert Eugene Samuel, Sr. and Opal Lela (McAdams) Samuel. He graduated from Sam Houston State University and was the owner-operator of Samuel & Samuel Cattle Company.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents and his survived by his wife, Marcella Ann (Porter) Samuel; his daughters, Sindy Bankhead (John), Amy Cannon, and Lydia Bennett (Asa); his grandchildren, John Samuel Bankhead (Whitney), Will Bankhead (Felicia), Sarah Bankhead, Colby Lovell (Kassidy), Joey Lovell (Ashley), Samuel Cannon, Lasa Bennett, Bay Bennett, Bobby Bennett, and Hayes Bennett, his great grandchildren, Jett Bankhead, Bell Bankhead, Silas Bankhead, Levi Lovell, Jewel Lovell, Reese Lovell, Sadie Jo Lovell, and Elias Bennett; his sister, Jere' McCann (Robert); and other family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Bob's honor to CHI St Joseph Madison Hospital (Post Office Box 993; Bryan, TX 77805) or The American Parkinson's Disease Association (135 Parkinson's Avenue; Staten Island, NY 10305).