Jerome L. Katzky, 77, of Amarillo, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013.
No services will be held. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Jerry was born April 16, 1936, in Portland, Ore. He attended the University of Oregon and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, later becoming a CPA.He was trained by Haskin and Sells in New York City and took a position in the San Francisco Bay area.
He was a veteran in the U. S. Army and was stationed most of the time in White Sands, N. M.
He returned to the Bay area, where he worked for the U.S. Forest Service. He later worked for an accounting firm for a number of years but, eventually began his own practice.
Jerry moved to Amarillo in 1978 and built a home in Timbercreek Canyon in 1979. He worked for Amarillo College in the business office and was also assigned to work for KACV television. He retired from Amarillo College after 10 years.
Jerry was diagnosed with bone cancer and died shortly thereafter.
Survivors include a sister, Margaret Hasson of Portland; and his longtime friend and financial partner, Don Bozeman of Amarillo.