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Don Lee Kay

December 19, 1931 — April 7, 2023


Don Lee Kay, 91, of Amarillo, went to his Heavenly home on April 7, 2023.

Local funeral services will be at 10:00 AM on April 14, 2023, at Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel, 4100 S. Georgia.  Graveside services will be on Monday, April 17, 2023, at 11:00 AM, at Pine Hill Cemetery in Leesville, Louisiana.

Don was the fifth of six children born to Payne Brown Kay and Belle O’Banion Kay in Leesville, Louisiana.

Don was a mason for over 65 years and was a member of Travis Lodge #117 in Sherman, Texas. He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Amarillo and was very active until his health declined.

Don worked for seventeen years for Army & Air Force Exchange services at several military bases in management before beginning his sales career with Plains Dairy for thirty years. He retired in 2003.

Don was a kind soul with a gentle spirit; he loved and appreciated the people around him.  He will be missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; two sisters; his two sons, Shane and Toliver; and his puppy, Benjamin.

He is survived by one daughter, Terah Leah Cochran, and husband, Tim; two grandchildren, Cristah Cochran and Heath Cochran and his wife Reba; two great-grandchildren, Cloey and Quinn; a special family friend and Gunner’s new mom, Deborah Pitt.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Friday, April 14, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

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Monday, April 17, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Pine Hill Cemetery, Leesville, Louisiana


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