Sinton, TX – Samuel “Sam” H. Nieto passed
away on December 7, 2020. He was 75.
Sam was born on September 13, 1945 in Mathis,
Texas to Lucas and Maria (Hinojosa) Nieto. He was born and raised in Mathis,
Texas but was a resident of Sinton, Texas for most of his life. Sam proudly
served his country in the US Army during the Vietnam era. He later became a
well-known face in the community of Sinton, where he worked for the United
States Postal Service. Sam then retired after 38 years of dedicated service
to the city of Sinton. He was a beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather,
brother and friend who will be missed by everyone who knew him.
He is preceded in death by his parents: Lucas and
Maria Nieto; sisters: Maria Olga Galvan and Maria Lisa Salinas.
Survivors include his sons: Sammy Nieto (Suzanne) and Christopher Nieto
both of Sinton, Texas; daughters: Kristin Serrano (Grabiel) of Van Vleck, Texas
and Samantha Jo Stone (Jon) of Balch Spring, Texas; 7 grandchildren; Gabrielle
Perez, Joshua Serrano, Bianca Miller, Kayla Nieto, Brandon Nieto, Carlos Nieto
and Antonio Nieto; 2 great-grandchildren: Olivia Serrano and Leo Perez; step
grandchildren: Jonathan Mercer, Cheyenne Stone and Jordan Stone; brothers:
Hector Nieto of Mathis, Texas; Guadalupe Nieto (Gloria) of Annaville, Texas;
Lucas Nieto (Antonia) of Fort Worth, Texas; Rudy Nieto (Elsa) of Mathis, Texas
and Efrain Saenz (Sylvia) of Alice, Texas; sister: Idalia Ramirez (Joe) of Fort
Visitation will begin Sunday, December 13, 2020,
5:00 PM at the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, Sinton. A Chapel Service will be
held the same evening Sunday, December 13, 2020, 6:00 PM at Resthaven Funeral
Home Chapel, Sinton. A Graveside Service will be held Monday, December 14, 2020,
11:00 AM in the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery, Corpus Christi.
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