Sidney E. Deputy – November 26, 2017

Sidney E. Deputy, age 81, died Sunday, November 26, 2017, after battling Parkinson’s.

Visitation will be at the home of Kay Deputy, Thursday, November 30, from 6 – 8 p.m.   A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Sid was born September 22, 1936, in Cloud Chief, Oklahoma.  He graduated from Cordell High School in Cordell, Oklahoma.  He married Kay McKibbin in July 1957, in Dumas, Texas.  They moved to Amarillo in 1958, where he lived and worked most of his life.  He worked for the United States Postal Service from 1963 – 1969.  He graduated from WTSU in 1971, and began teaching at Highland Park School until he retired in 1997.  He loved his family, camping, and fishing.  He and Kay spent most summer months each year camping in Durango, Colorado.  They also enjoyed taking cruises to various places.

Sid is survived by his wife of 60 years, Kay, and children; Diana Christian and husband Joe, Lisa Malone and husband Todd, and Kurt Deputy and wife Tonya, along with ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and a host of family and friends.  He was preceded in death by 3 brothers; William, Robert, and Lloyd. Also preceding him are 2 granddaughters; Mikenze and Gracie Deputy.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

One Response to “Sidney E. Deputy – November 26, 2017”

  1. Brandy Lee says:

    Mr. D had my entire family as well as myself for school at Highland Park. Mr. D. Was an amazing teacher and gave me a new respect for studying and doing well in school. We all thought very highly of him and are very sad to hear of his passing. He will truly be missed. We are Praying for everyone during this time of need. Sincerely, Brandy Lee & The Lee family. God Bless you.

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