Samuel Max Hand(1945 - 2013)

Samuel Max Hand, 67, of Crystal River, Fla., passed away Jan. 16, 2013. He was born March 21, 1945, to Max and Minnie Hand in Union, Miss. He was an amazing professional trumpet player with a natural ear and passion for music. He shared his love teaching high school band till early 80's at Northeast and Seminole High Schools. Aviation was his second passion and as a family man he became an investment advisor for retired airline pilots and local Florida retirees till his death.
He is survived by his loving wife Lynn Hand; children, Sam Hand Jr., and Susie Mann; and sister, Susie Denson.
A celebration of Sam's life will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Brown Funeral Home & Crematory in Lecanto.
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Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Jan. 18, 2013