Samuel Heyes, III

Obituary of Samuel William Heyes, III

Samuel William Heyes, III, passed away on August 5, 2023, in North Port, FL. He was born on April 2, 1948, in Holden, MA to Samuel and Rosemary (Sullivan) Heyes. Samuel graduated from Barre High School in 1966 and married his wife Sandra Madsen on May 22, 1966. Samuel joined the Army and fought in the Vietnam war. He was in the 101st Airborne, Served as Military Police and received the National Defense service medal, Vietnam service medal, Vietnam Campaign medal with device, Bronze Star medal, Army Commendation medal, Meritorious unit citation, Marksman badge with rifle bar, and Expert badge with rifle bar. Samuel worked as a supervisor for Sarasota County for 17 years and retired in 2010.

He loved to fish, hunt, spend time with family, and even though he lived in Florida, was a lifelong Patriot’s fan. He was proud to be a husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and cousin.

Sam is preceded in death by his father Samuel Heyes, Jr, and daughter Keri Ann Heyes.

He is survived by his wife Sandra Heyes, children Heather Heyes and Seth (April) Heyes, mother Rosemary Heyes, sister Darcy Hallock, grandchildren Celeste (Tyler) Maddox, Isabelle Rogers, Dominic Heyes, Nathan Heyes, Lilly Newman, Maximus Newman, great grandchildren Aubrey Hemnes, Brynlee Maddox, and Cailee Maddox, as well as many friends and extended family members.

A Private Military Honors service will be held at 11:30AM on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Rd 72, Sarasota, FL 34241.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society.

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Graveside Service

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Sarasota National Cemetery
9810 State Hwy 72
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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