OBITUARY

Samuel Scott Reynolds

May 2, 2003February 6, 2020
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Samuel Scott Reynolds, 16, passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 due to an act of violence.

Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Moore Funeral Home, 1219 N. Davis Dr., Arlington, 76012. Interment: Moore Memorial Gardens. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Moore Funeral Home.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Boys and Girls Club, www.bgca.org.

Sam was born May 2, 2003 in Fort Worth to Madison Fletcher and Timothy Reynolds. He attended Arlington High School where he was on the school's soccer team. In his spare time, he enjoyed playing video games, going to the lake to jet ski, listening to music, and hanging out with his friends. Sam was one of the most compassionate and helpful people you could ever meet. He was always there to help, whether someone needed a shoulder to cry on or a joke to laugh at. His charming personality and wonderful sense of humor are going to be missed by so many people.

Sam was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Robin Fletcher.

Survivors: mother, Madison Fletcher and fiancée, Ryan Lamm; father, Timothy Reynolds; maternal grandfather, Al Fletcher and wife, Sandy; paternal grandmother, Debra Swinea; brothers, Ryan Reynolds and Chris Reynolds; maternal aunts and uncles, Dee Hardin, Kym Williams, Chris Fletcher, and Darrell Fletcher; paternal aunts, Heidi Leos and Tammy Reynolds; and many uncles, cousins, extended family members, and friends.

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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John Hagerty

February 28, 2020

I did not know this young man. I only came across this story today. What I will say is that I am sure he walked right through the gates of Heaven and was greeted with open arms by our Lord. My deepest condolences to his family for his loss. He was a hero and a son to be proud of, but I am sure his family would just like to have their boy with them. God bless you and comfort you. Sam needs no blessing. He was a blessing.

ふじかわ ふうた

February 17, 2020

I think he was really courageous. I felt that he was blessed and loved by everyone. Sadness will remain in the deprived future, but the healing, hope and energy he has given everyone will last forever. I hope his light will be a warm light in everyone's heart and guide his loved ones.

Michelle Singleton

February 17, 2020

My deepest condolences to Samuel's family and friends. May God comfort you all 🙏. He died a hero. May he Rest In Peace 🙏.

Charlotte Wright

February 15, 2020

(Prayers from a stranger)
I did not know this young man. What I do know from his death is that he was a hero. He was everything we all should be. He was the human embodiment of love, kindness, heroic and angel. I pray you all are comforted mentally, emotionally and physically by our Lord and savior today and in the tomorrow's. I pray his death will change the world for the better. I pray you have justice.

Mary Pat Kelly

February 12, 2020

I do not know Samuel or this family but I hope it's ok that I leave this message here. Samuel's story has both broken my heart and inspired me. I am so sorry that he is gone in this way for doing the right and best, courageous thing. It is what I would do and what I have taught my own son to do so this page could be my page one day. I pray for our world that this could happen but more than that I pray for you as you have sacrificed your son for his goodness. May your pride in his strength and character be some confort in an unimaginable loss. God bless Samuel and God bless the Reynolds family.

ALTHEA Jackson

February 11, 2020

My name is Ms. Althea Jackson, I was Sam's 7th grade Read 180 Teacher at Nichols Junior High.

Dear parents (family), words can not express the pain I felt when I saw Sam's story on the news. Please know that you had an angel unaware. Sam was a beautiful person with a beautiful spirit. The circumstances surrounding his death speaks volumes as to who your wonderful child was. My heart hurts for you.

As a (parent) survivor of gun violence, I will wear Orange in honor of his memory this summer at the Annual Wear Orange Picnic (Moms Demand Action against gun violence).

Your child touched many lives and his presence will be missed. May God bless you with peace beyond understanding in your season of loss.

Peggy Chambers

February 11, 2020

My daughter, Alexis Jenkins, went to Larson Elementary with Sam. This is what she had to say about Sam.

rest in peace samy boy 😞 it breaks my heart to see someone so kind hearted taken so soon. thank you for brightening my childhood by always facetiming, hanging out at the skating rink, and always making me laugh. no one, especially you deserved this ❤️ smile on sam i love you

My condolences to you and your family. You all will be in my thought and prayers.

Anita Marchant

February 11, 2020

I am Alexis Jenkins' grandmother. Lexi and her best friend, Megan, went to Larson Elem. with Sam. They loved to hang out with him, at the skating rink, on Facebook, etc. Lexi lives in Michigan with her father this year but she posted a message on fb honoring Sam. She remembers him as such a sweet and caring friend. Please know that our family holds your family in our hearts, prayers and thoughts as you move through your loss of Sam. We are sorry for this devastating loss.

Ross Edwards

February 10, 2020

My deepest condolences to the whole family and I’m praying for your peace . What a wonderful young gift to lose at such an early age I’m so very sorry in grief stricken over this news. Praying Jesus can comfort the family in this time of need Ross

Kevin Trawick

February 10, 2020

There is no greater love than to lay down your life for a friend. Bless the memory of Samuel. May Gods peace surround all his family and friends. Amen.

Kevin