Jimmie P. King, 86, of Amarillo died October 22, 2019.
The family will receive visitors Friday Evening, October 25, 2019 starting with a meal at 6:00 pm at the Conference Center at High Plains Retreat Center.
Memorial Services will be held Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 at 11:00 am at Schooler Funeral Home at 4100 South Georgia, Amarillo, TX.
Jimmie was born in Abilene, TX to Thomas and Kathleen King on September 8, 1933. He grew up in Odessa, TX and proudly served in the army after graduating from Odessa High School. He married Margaret Joyce Peters in 1960. Jimmie was employed by Southwestern Portland Cement Company. They moved to Amarillo in 1963.
Jimmie's passions in life were his wife, his family, his guns, and Whataburger. His hobby was collecting and shooting guns. Every gun had a story and vacations were spent at muzzle loading and single shot competitions. He also loved his family, took great care of his wife, and enjoyed spoiling his grandchildren.
Jimmie is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and his brother Gail King and wife June.
He is survived by his sister Jackie Hatcher, his sons Grady King and wife Renee and Jimmie George King and wife Tammy, his daughter Barbara Graber and husband Jeff. His grandsons, Tyler Graber and wife Kayla and Hayden King. His granddaughters, Danna Conway and husband Derek, Whitney Bell and husband Justin, and Alex Baker and husband Clayton. Also by several precious great grandchildren, Dylan, Logan, Wyatt, and Blair. He was also blessed in recent years with Renee's 3 children and spouses and 7 more great-grandsons.
Memorials in honor of Jimmie may be given to High Plains Retreat Center, 18511 City Lake Rd, Canyon, TX, 79015 or to your favorite charity.