Johnnie Wayne Holbrooks – September 14, 2013

Johnnie Wayne Holbrooks, 71, of Amarillo, died Saturday, Holbrooks Obit PhotoSeptember 14, 2013.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in Prairie View Baptist Chapel with Glenn McCathern, officiating.  Burial will be at 4:00 p.m. in Crosbyton Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mr. Holbrooks was born on October 9, 1941 in Parker County, Texas to Golda and Johnnie Holbrooks.  He had been a  lake patrolman and county constable in White River Municipal District for many years.

He married Bobbie Hickman on April 27, 1962 in Lubbock.

He was a member of the Sons of Confederate Wars, a longtime member of Caprock Peace Officers Association; and an active member of N.R.A. and Texas State Rifle Association.   He was also a member of Prairie View Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Holbrooks  of Amarillo; a daughter, Karamae Simons and husband Mike of Amarillo; a son, Johnnie Lewis and wife Lorie of Alpine, Texas; three sisters, Freda Henderson and husband Ronald of Calahan, Colorado; Jeanette Walling of Brashear, Texas; and Betty Sue Ramey and husband Russ of Hartford City, Indiana; three grandchildren, Gina Arnaud and husband Ricky; Brandy Simons; and Michael Simons; and three great-grandchildren, Ethen, Jordin and Ricky.

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.

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