Retired Captain and HPROA Member Sam A Merrill Jr passed away on Friday, January 22, 2021, at the age of 79. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lereese K. Merrill. He joined the Houston Police Department on May 25, 1964, Academy Class #30. During his tenure with the department, he was assigned to the Traffic and Accident, Southwest, Northeast, Burglary and Theft, Clear Lake, and Inspections Divisions. Captain Merrill retired on May 8, 2004.
The body is entrusted with Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home, 12800 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77077 (281) 497-2330.
A visitation will be held before the Graveside Service at Forest Park Westheimer Funeral Home, on Monday, February 1, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The Graveside Service will start at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery, 12800 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77077 (281) 497-2330.
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