Sam Paradice, 58, of Vidor died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 at Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont.

A native of Beaumont, Sam has been a resident of Vidor since 1965. Sam was the owner-operator of Paradice Realty in Vidor.

Funeral services will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Sam is survived by his sister Belle Eanes, of TX; aunt Norine Gotcher of Mission, TX and uncle Edward Holder of Leggett, TX.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Friends of the Library Building Fund, P.O. Box 105 Vidor, Texas 77670 or Diamonds in the Ruff Animal Rescue, 195 West Bolivar St., Vidor, Texas 77662.