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Gary L. Gibson

Gary L. Gibson

Gary L. Gibson

Gary L. Gibson, 76, of Amarillo went to be with his Savior on July 18, 2018.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2018, at Hillside Christian Church Chapel with Greg Corona officiating.  Private burial will be in Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Gary was born November 25, 1941, in Borger, Texas.  He graduated from Texas Tech University and West Texas State University.  As an electrical engineer, Gary spent 42 years with Southwestern Public Service Company, retiring in 2006, as the president of SPS.

As an active member at Hillside Christian Church, Gary served in many positions and was a member of Faithbuilders Class.  He was a servant leader, giving much of his time to volunteering in the Amarillo community.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Lorene Gibson.

Survivors include his wife, Teresa Gibson; son and daughter-in-law, Jeff and Jill Gibson; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and David Barclay, of San Antonio, TX; and triplet grandchildren, Jonathan, Jenna and Libby Gibson, lovingly known as “the Giblets”; and sister and brother-in-law, Karen and George Neill, of Grand Prairie, TX.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Opportunity School, 1103 S. Van Buren, Amarillo, Texas 79101, Amarillo Children’s Home, 3400 Bowie, Amarillo, Texas 79109, or to a charity of your choice.

The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:00 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2018, at the funeral home.

Sign the online guestbook at www.boxwellbrothers.com.


  • Nancy Gibson Posted July 18, 2018 10:24 pm

    I am so sorry to learn of your loss. You are in my prayers

  • Pam Holman Posted July 19, 2018 8:40 am

    Teresa, I am so sorry for your loss. Gary was one of the finest men that I had the privilege of working with. My thoughts and prayers go out to you, and all of your family.

  • Nathan Barrett Posted July 19, 2018 9:11 am

    As a young man, just starting my career, Mr. Gibson allowed me the opportunity to briefly shadow with him and I’ll always remember how humble and kind he was. Prayers to the Gibson family.

  • Tami Cox Posted July 19, 2018 7:02 pm

    Teresa and family… I wanted to send my condolences to you and the family. My daddy had wonderful memories with Gary.. .. Tami Holmes Coc

  • Rita Brunton Posted July 20, 2018 4:59 pm

    So sorry to hear about your loss.

  • Otis Shearer Posted July 22, 2018 6:23 am

    Teresa, Gary was my table leader in a February 1992 Walk to Emmaus in Amarillo. I met you briefly at a later Emmaus meetings. I was very impressed by Gary and was not surprised when he was later selected to head Southwestern Public Service Company. I will be thinking of you and your family as you mourn your loss.

  • Carolyn Dickerson Montgomery Posted July 23, 2018 2:04 pm

    Gary was a wonderful person and will always be remembered by the way he lived his life. What an example to follow. Your family is in my prayers…so sad at your loss.

  • Don CHAMBLESS Posted July 28, 2018 1:22 pm

    We are so sorry for the loss. We knew Gary all the way through school and I worked with him at SWPS for years. We will miss him. God be with all of the family. Don and Pat Chambless

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