Noah (Sam) Huston Fulks


Noah (Sam) Huston Fulks, 78, of Amarillo, TX died Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m., Friday December 11, 2020, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.

Sam was born in Wheeler, Texas on January 2, 1942. He moved to Amarillo in 1963. He was drafted into the US Army in 1966, he served with distinction as an artillery crewman in the Republic of Vietnam. Sam was a longtime member of the PRCA, he competed in many rodeos and was proud of winning the Senior World Champion Steer Roping in Guthrie, Oklahoma in 1993, and the Senior Championship in Cheyenne, Wyoming Frontier Days in 1994. He was most proud of his two sons, Sammy and Billy.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard Fulks; his mother, Susie Fulks; his sister, Charlene Hartzell; his niece, Terry Beggs; and brother-in-law, Don Johnson.

Survivors include his two sisters, Nelda Brooks and husband Joe of Amarillo, and Mickie Johnson of Amarillo; his two sons, Sammy Fulks and wife Robin of Amarillo, and Billy Fulks and wife Connie of The Colony, Texas; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

10 Replies to “Noah (Sam) Huston Fulks”

  1. I am so very sorry for your loss. Sam was a dear friend and he will be missed . May God give his family peace and comfort during this sad time. God bless Sam’s family.

  2. My fondest memories of this giving cowboy, Veteran, and wise friend are the times he came to our home in the country. Some days we sat on the front porch sharing military memories, and others were swapping stories about horses and good friends. Sam was the pallbearer for my daddy Gene. He always left you with a smile, firm handshake to my boys, and kind words with a hug to my momma Rosie. We will truly miss him, along with those one of a kind authentic cowboys! I look forward to a dance in heaven with my friend… Sam loved his family and especially his grandkids! Prayers our dear Lord, comforts his beautiful family.

  3. We have lived across the street from Sam for 15 years. He was always kind, and always gave a smile and a wave. We will miss seeing his American flag flying on our block. He definitely set the standard.
    Our heartfelt prayers go out to all his family. Sam will be truly missed by many.

  4. Sam was a unique and special man in every way. Kind and caring and definitely his own person. My heart felt sympathies
    to his family. He is most certainly going to be missed.

  5. I was saddened for the loss of Mr Sam 😢 I’ve known him for at least 13 years he was a very sweet man to work for ! I prayed for him daily in faith that he would pull through 😢 it just didn’t happen! He will be missed dearly. Rest in Peace my friend! 🙏🙏🙏 Praying for Peace and Comfort for his family in this time of sorrow! 🙏🙏🙏

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