Gary Michael Karr

07/26/1946 - 11/14/2020


Gary Karr passed on Saturday, November 14, 2020, in Amarillo, Texas. Due to COVID, a private graveside service will be held in the Terry County Cemetery and a memorial service for fellowship and remembrance will be scheduled at a later date for family and friends. You are encouraged to sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy on this page.

On July 26, 1946, Gary was born to the late Grady and Nellie Karr of Brownfield, TX. Gary resided there for most of his life, where he raised five daughters. He followed in his father’s footsteps, taking over the family’s restaurant, The Village Grill, a favorite among the locals. After retirement, he relocated to Amarillo, TX, with his daughter Lindy and dedicated his time to being Papaw to his grandchildren.

Gary is survived by his daughters, Sherry Karr of Midland, Lindy Lee and husband Jason of Amarillo, Leslie Quintanilla and husband Mic of Wolfforth, Brooke Borchardt and husband Moe of Lubbock, and Stormy Matney of Lubbock; eleven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and siblings, David Karr, Mark Karr, and Yvette Arnold.  Gary is also survived by Karen Phillips.



6 Comments on “Gary Michael Karr”

  1. Gary was such a good man! We’ll forever love and miss him. Prayers to the family at this sad time!

  2. My thoughts and prayers go out to this family! Such a rough time. Keep your precious memories close and they will carry you through.

  3. My Pawpaw was the best of the best I will miss him so much I love you so much pawpaw

  4. Lindy, the day I met your dad (at the office), just in the way you took care of him, the way you said “daddy” I could tell how much you loved him and how much he loved and appreciated you. I am so very sorry for your loss and the situation. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. 🙏

  5. I remember him in school…and in HS that red CUB jacket….sooooo athletic….soooo friendly!!!


    Carolyn “Callaway” Meeks😇

  6. We’ve lost another class mate. Gary
    Was well liked . I remember classes with him.

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