Floyd Lee Offill

Floyd Lee Offill

Floyd Lee Offill, 83, of Amarillo, died Friday, November 6, 2020.

Services will be at 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel.  Burial will be in Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Floyd was born on January 2, 1937, in Old Glory, Texas to Nora and Clarence Lee Offill.  He retired as the maintenance supervisor at Cargill, formerly Acco Feeds, where he had been employed for over 50 years.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Reserves.

He married Cora Sue Heatherly, on March 23, 1957, in Rule, Texas.  She preceded him in death on January 11, 2020.

He is survived by his daughter, Jana Roesner, of Amarillo; a sister, Bernice Rhoads, of Old Glory, Texas; three grandchildren, Michael Gallegos, of San Antonio, Scott Gallegos and Ryan Roesner, both of Amarillo; three great-grandchildren, Landon, Bailey Rose, and Cora; brothers-in-law, Bill Heatherly and Fred Heatherly; a sister-in-law, Clarice Hilburn; four nieces, Angie Lilljedahl, Sherry Rhoads, Kelley Deanda, and Karen Bohler; and two nephews, Tom Lee Rhoads and Terry Heatherly.

He loved bowling, square dancing, playing bridge, bunco and pinochle, playing golf, fishing and snow skiing at the family cabin in New Mexico.  He was an amazing water skier and taught countless others to enjoy his passion.  He also played basketball as a young man in high school and coached for Jana’s various Kids Inc. teams.  Floyd was an incredibly active man and also was especially loving, patient, and kind to everyone he met.  He was happiest when he was spending time with his family and friends, and his wife, Sue, to who he was married for almost 63 years.  His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, many family members, and numerous friends.  He will be greatly missed by many.

The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 7:30 P.M., Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at the funeral home.

Sign the online guestbook at www.boxwellbrothers.com.

4 Replies to “Floyd Lee Offill”

  1. Thanks so much for the wonderful thoughts and memories. Daddy loved everyone in your family like his own. And yes he truly loved teaching you all to water ski. It is good to know that he was loved and fondly remembered by so many.

  2. A truly patient man that will be missed. Mr. Floyd Offill taught me and my siblings how to water ski. He had the patience and I believe a person who thoroughly enjoyed taking the time to help us learn. Hugs to Jana. Thanks for being included and a part of our lives and also sharing your wonderful father. May God continue to bless and watch over all related to Floyd. Give them comfort but most of all keep the many memories of Floyd that will be shared often in future conversations. Continued prayers and blessings!

  3. Yes he will be missed by so many! He was such a great person and so full of love. His love and kindness was passed to every person he crossed paths with. He loved you guys so very deeply and I know it has left a tremendous emptiness in your heart. Thank you for the kind words and beautiful memories. With all my love, Jana.

  4. That handsome man will be missed by many. He was thoughtful, kind, caring and always a gentleman. He loved life but loved his family more. God’s gift, our loss.

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