Nathan Frank Early, 70, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, June 19, 2012.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 21, 2012 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Bob Ross officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Military Rites by DAV Chapter 26. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. Early was born July 12, 1941 in Chillicothe to Nathan and Lola Early. He married Mary Jo Hudgins on Feb. 15, 1963 in Amarillo. Mr. Early was a former Sav-A-Stop employee; and had worked as a salesman for Panhandle Leather Company for many years.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Jo Early, of Amarillo; three sons, Stephane Lang and wife Becky of Cedar Springs, Michigan, Tony Early and wife Sheree of Amarillo, and Brad Early and wife Elizabeth of Amarillo; four sisters, Nelda Dorough and Daisy Lowe of Saginaw, Texas, and Wanda Kleinebreil, of Saginaw, Michigan and Barbara “Bobbie” Teal of Marino Valley, CA; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, TX, 79174-0001.