Sam Flud, of Midland, went home to be with his Lord Sunday, June 29, 2008.

He was born Feb. 13, 1947, in Lamesa, Texas, to George and Joella Todd Flud. Sam was raised and educated in West Texas and also attended Texas Tech University and South Plains College. On Dec. 8, 1989, he married his love, Donna Jennings in Lovington, N.M. He was vice president of engineering at Eagle Rock Drilling at the time of his passing.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Sam is survived by his wife of 18 years, Donna; son, Dan Brewster and his wife Michele; grandchildren, Owen and Noie Brewster; sisters, Sandra Buckalew, Kathy Flud, and Kala Gillett; brothers, Tommy, Benny, and Joe Flud; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Ellis Funeral Home Tuesday, July 1, 2008, between the hours of 6 and 8 p.m. Funeral services have been scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel.

Honorary pallbearers will be Dan Brewster, Aaron Flud, Daniel Horrell, Mark Buckalew, Benny Flud, Jr. and Ryley Joe Flud.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home, 801 Andrews Highway, Midland, TX 79701 (432)683-5555. To place on-line condolences please visit