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Chris Northcutt – April 13, 2017

Chris Northcutt, 45, of Amarillo, died Thursday, April 13, 2017.
Memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Monday in Southwest Church of Christ. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Chris was born on January 16, 1972 to Hank and Francine Northcutt. He grew up in Dumas, TX where he graduated high school in 1987. He went on to graduate WTAMU in 1995. Chris was a skilled athlete in school. He went on to work in landscaping, construction and oil fields. He was a visual artist with a keen eye for design and blessed so many with his photography from all of the time he spent outdoors hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking and riding his motorcycle. He lived his life to the fullest and left a wealth of cherished memories behind with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Hank.
Survivors include his mother, Francine Northcutt; his wife, Vonda Northcutt; a sister Melanie and husband Kevin; his niece, Maycie; and his nephew, Kade. He also leaves behind other special loving family members, Misty, Mandy and Steve.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.


  • Dawn Franco Posted April 16, 2017 5:39 pm

    You will be dearly missed. I know you’re in a better place, but we weren’t ready. Gone way too soon sweetheart.

  • Sherry Hensley Posted April 17, 2017 2:00 am

    I will miss you terribly my sweet friend. I hope you are flying down the biggest mountain and having great talks with your Dad. RIP, you will be missed.

  • Mike & Merry Weatherby Posted April 17, 2017 10:44 am

    Francine, we knew you and Hank in Dumas when we attended 1st St. We just wanted to let you know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers in the loss of your son. Mike & Merry Weatherby

  • Mike & Merry Weatherby Posted April 17, 2017 10:46 am

    Francine, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We knew you and Hank at 1st St church in Dumas.

  • Jim and Luana Reed Posted April 17, 2017 11:25 am

    Francine, we are so sorry for the loss of Chris. He is remembered so fondly by us, his quirky sense of humor, his kindnesses, his athletic abilities. The list goes on and on. Know that our prayers are for you, Melanie and Vonda as you continue life without Chris on earth. Much love to you

  • Keitha Lane Posted April 17, 2017 12:38 pm

    Such a fun guy. I will miss our motorcycle conversations, hearing about your latest adventures and your eye for everything beautiful. God rest precious gypsy soul!

  • CAROL GLOVER Posted April 17, 2017 1:21 pm

    You’ll always have a special place in my heart Chris. Fly high with the angels…until we meet again! Godspeed my friend…

  • Travis Block Posted April 17, 2017 3:28 pm

    Francine, Melanie and family: I was so sorry to hear the sad news about Chris, please accept my sincerest condolences. Many of my fondest memories of growing up in Dumas involved Chris. I will keep you all in my thoughts in the days ahead.

  • Yolanda Schmitz Posted April 17, 2017 5:00 pm

    Chris, you will be missed greatly. Prayers for family and friends. God bless.

  • Georgia Patterson Posted April 17, 2017 9:28 pm

    Chris you left too soon. I will always love you and miss you until I see you again. Francine, I just now found out about 25 minutes ago. This is so unreal, I want you and your daughter to know you are in my heart always I pray God surrounds you with angels in this unimaginable time of loss. I am so sorry. I never stopped loving your son and I know he was so blessed to have you and Hank as his parents. I know him and Hank are in heaven doing something amazing together. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to ask 806-433-1317.
    Love always,

  • Lisa Cooper Posted April 17, 2017 10:15 pm

    Chris I knew you like no other. You have been there for me this past year and our time together is something I have been so greatful for. There is no one in the world like you and never will be again. My heart is so broken. I don’t know what I’m going to do without you. How did I ever make it before you and now after? I’m at a loss. I have so many things I want to say but what matters is that I love you and I will find you again on the other side. I miss you Chris, every second of every day. I will never be the same.

  • Jerrie Howe Posted April 17, 2017 10:55 pm

    Francine and Melanie, Mutt sends his condolences and wished he could have been here. You raised one of the finest men I have ever known. His love for both of you was spoken many times. The service was one of the most comforting that I have ever attended. The video was SO Chris and I was comforted and not saddened by it. His void is vast, but the memories of him live on and will eventually fill that void with pleasantness.

  • CURT & EDIE MILLS Posted April 18, 2017 3:42 pm

    Chris, thanks for all the fond memories. Thanks for setting me and Edie up 17yrs ago. Thanks for your friendship, Gonna miss you brother….

  • Louis and Phyllis Dubuque Posted April 18, 2017 7:17 pm

    Francine, Melanie and family, Louis and I and the girls were all together when we heard the news about Chris. We are saddened for your loss but we all remembered Chris fondly, remembering school days in Dumas and keeping in touch through Facebook. Chris was so talented and did some landscaping for Aimee and Will in Dripping Springs. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Greg Buford Posted April 18, 2017 8:59 pm

    Chris and I had been friends for about 20 years, but we became really good friends over the past 2 years. In May 2015, we saw a real drop in my dad’s health and it was happening very rapidly. We eventually found out that it was Stomach cancer and unfortunately it was rather advanced. They gave him 2 options: complete gastrectomyin addition to multiple rounds of chemo and radiation therapy both before and after surgery or Hospice. After being camped out in the Hospital for several days while my dad was recovering from Surgery, I get a message on Facebook from who else but Chris Northcutt asking me to lunch. I was ready to get out of the Hospital for a bit, so I said yes. He swung by, picked me up, and we headed out to have a bite to eat. We spent about 2 hours just talking about life and family and our fathers and all other things. He had been through the same thing before with his dad and he just wanted to be supportive because he knew how it felt. He and I just really bonded over that and he became 1of my closest friends. He and I had so many similarities and I just wanted his Mother and the rest of his family to know how much I valued his friendship and loyalty he gave me. He and I had a lot of in-depth talks where I got to know a different side of the guy and I can tell you 3 things that were absolute: he really missed his dad, loved his mom something fierce, and he knew Jesus. I hate that he is gone, but I know he is in a better place and I look forward to seeing him again some day. My condolences and I would be more than happy to help if y all need anything…

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