Samuel Douglas Dillard

  • Born: July 11, 1929
  • Died: October 5, 2019
  • Location: Belton, Texas

Tribute & Message From The Family

Samuel was born on July 11, 1929 and passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2019.

Samuel was a resident of Belton, Texas at the time of passing.

He graduated from Reagan Junior High and Temple High School, then Baylor University in Waco and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth.

A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Belton, 506 N. Main Street, Belton, Texas, on Thursday, October 10, at 2 p.m. under the direction of his pastor, Dr. Andy Davis. Family visitation will be held in the sanctuary foyer from 12:30 - 2 p.m. prior to the service. There will be no burial service, for in a final act of stewardship, Douglas gratefully willed his body to the Willed Body Program of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

In 1993, he received the Baptist General Convention of Texas Communications Award for outstanding contributions to the religious life of Texas through communications media.