Gordon Gregory Campbell, 98, of Amarillo, TX.
August 2, 1921 – August 29, 2019
A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 11:00 am in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd, Amarillo, TX.
Greg was born in David City, NE to Vern and Rose Campbell. He was Valedictorian of his high school class. Greg attended the University of Nebraska and was a chemist at the Phillips Plant in Borger, TX for 30 years. He was an active member of the United Methodist Church of Borger and later the San Jacinto Methodist Church in Amarillo. Greg delivered Meals on Wheels for many years, and tutored children and adults in math and science. He liked all kinds of music but was especially fond of Classical and Jazz. He enjoyed many Jazz concerts at Amarillo College. Greg loved to play Bridge and coordinated the Craig Bridge Club for years. Greg enjoyed living in a Bungalow at the Craig for 16 years, he had many friends and enjoyed meeting new people. Greg was highly intelligent, thoughtful, and kind. He had a knack for remembering people and their names. In 1970 Greg met Dorothy Louise at Parents Without Partners and soon after married. They were happily married for over 30 years, until Dorothy passed away in 2003. Greg and Dorothy went on many travelling adventures together, to Alaska, Disney World, and even Ann Richards Inaugural Ball in Austin, TX.
He was preceded in death by his parents Vern and Rose Campbell, his sister Helen, son Steven, and wife Dorothy Louise Campbell. Greg will be dearly missed from our family gatherings.
He is survived by the following family members: his two stepdaughters, Beverly Grimm and Dena Wilson of Amarillo, TX, granddaughters, Machael Sharp and husband Kyle of Bushland, TX and Belinda Craig of Dumas, TX, great-grandchildren, Kasey Nichols and Dakota Sharp of Bushland, TX, Dillan Craig and fiance Ashley of Colorado Springs, CO, and Brandi and husband Hannes Erasmus of Sunray, TX, and great-great-grandchildren Lexie, Linzie, Zack Nichols and Daniel Hadley of Bushland, TX and Beverlyn Guerra of Sunray, TX.