James D. Gitchell, Jr., 71, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 P.M., Monday, July 9, 2018 in Accelerate Church with Pastor Jeremy Pfeil, Ricky Pfeil and Mark Farley officiating. Private burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
James was born on April 18, 1947 in Holyoke, Colorado to Mabel and Reverend James Gitchell, Sr. He graduated from Palo Duro High School in 1965 and attended West Texas State University. He owned and operated Windshields Unlimited Auto Glass Company.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna LeMond.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Aloha Jeanne Terrell Gitchell, of the home; a son, Jim Gitchell and wife Lisa; a daughter, Amonda Davis and husband Craig, all of Amarillo; a sister, Fern Young of Tulsa; six grandchildren, Craig, Jr., Claire, Jaiden, Kason, Jacey, and Kallie; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Accelerate Church School fund, 2615 Paramount, Amarillo, TX 79109.