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Milton David Woolsey

September 25, 1933 ~ September 12, 2019 (age 85)


Milton David Woolsey, 85, of Amarillo died September 12, 2019.

Visitation will be from 6-7:00 p.m., Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Schooler Funeral Home Brentwood Chapel, 4100 S. Georgia St. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 16, 2019 at Hillside Christian Church West Campus Chapel, 6100 S. Soncy Road. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home.

David was born September 25, 1933 in Frederick, Oklahoma to Doc and Ethel Woolsey. He proudly served in the United States Airforce. David enlisted December 5, 1952.  During the Korean War, David was stationed in Tripoli, North Africa and in Germany as an aircraft mechanic. 

Towards the end of his military service, David married Stella Capps on September 20, 1956. They had two children Connie and Joe Woolsey. Stella would later lose a long battle to cancer on June 6, 1985.

On August 9, 1991, David married Vonda Clevenger. Vonda and David had been married 25 years at the time of his death. Vonda has four children Vicki, Jan, Jeffrey, and Jimmy Kiker.

David had a long career working for the airline industry as a TWA employee.  David loved to play and listen to great music and was a talented musician.  He also was an avid golfer and enjoyed a great game of pool.

David was a long-time member of the Church of Christ and served as a deacon.  He had a great relationship with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ and was always willing to share the gospel.

For the past two years, David has resided in the Welcome Home Unit at the Amarillo VA.  The family is eternally grateful for the loving care that was provided to David by the extraordinary staff at the Amarillo VA, Thomas E. Creek Medical Center.

He is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Connie Stephenson; and his first wife, Stella Elizabeth Capps.

David is survived by his wife, Vonda of Amarillo; daughter, Vicki Kiker of Canyon and sons, Joe David Woolsey (Twilla) of Amarillo, Jan Kiker (Joanna) of Midland; Jeff Kiker of Tulia, and Jimmy Kiker (Vicki) of Odessa; son-in-law Bobby Stephenson; sister, La June Tortorich of Metairie, LA; and brother, Tom Woolsey of Amarillo, 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to the 25Forty Foundation, 2700 S. Western, Suite 1300, Amarillo, Texas 79109 or a charity of your choice. Donations given in honor of Milton David Woolsey to the 25Forty Foundation will be used to benefit Veterans.

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