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Jack Samples

July 3, 1932 — January 30, 2023

Jack Samples


Jack M. Samples, age 90, of Hays, Kansas passed away Monday, January 30, 2023 at the Good Samaritan Society, Hays. He was born July 3, 1932, at Skiatook, OK, to William and Gertrude (Montgomery) Samples.

Jack graduated from Hays High School in 1950 and took a year of college at Fort Hays Kansas State College. He worked for Central Exploration Co., and Skelly Oil Co. before marrying Patty J. Binder on July 20,1952, at Hays. She passed away January 19, 2006.

Jack was drafted into the U. S. Army in December of 1952, and served 2 years during the 'Korean War,' before receiving an Honorable Discharge in December 1954, with the rank of Sergeant. He then worked several months for the University of California, out of Los Alamos, NM. For approximately 30 years he worked as an 'Office and Field Clerk' for Skelly Oil Co., Getty Oil Co., and Texaco.

He is survived by four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by daughter, Keri L. Pendleton of Fontana, CA, on May 15, 2007 and a brother, William D. Samples.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 2, 2023, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM at Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601.

Private burial will follow in Mt. Allen Cemetery, Hays.

Condolences may be left by guest book at


Visitation Thursday

February 2, 2023

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

2509 Vine Street

Hays, Kansas 67601

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