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    Funeral Director

    Sam grew up all over Texas before his family finally settled down in Tyler. After graduating from Robert E. Lee High School, Sam went on to complete a bachelor's degree in business administration at the University of Texas at Arlington. Many years in technology and medical sales followed before Sam was introduced to the funeral services industry. This led to Sam acquiring his associate's degree from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service.

    Sam makes a difference in the lives of each family he serves by focusing on their needs and providing compassion, understanding and exceptional service.

    He has been married to his wife since 1991 and together they have 1 son and 2 daughters. In his spare time, Sam enjoys activities with his family, any and all sports—especially tennis—and hanging out with friends.

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    William H Hill


    William H. Hill was born and raised in Clovis, New Mexico. After graduating from Clovis High School, Bill went on to graduate from New Mexico State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He graduated from Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in 1982. Bill has been a licensed funeral director for more than 3 decades and previously served families in the New Mexico towns of Clovis and Farmington.

    Bill and his wife owned an Allstate Insurance Agency in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, for 8 years. Later, the 2 moved to Tyler, Texas, where Bill currently serves as the location manager for Lloyd James Funeral Home.

    Bill has been a member of the Methodist Church and active in the masonic fraternity since the 1980s. He is past master of two lodges in New Mexico and Colorado. He is also a member of the Scottish Rite, 32nd degree. Married for many years, Bill and his wife have a grown son.