Arthur Thomas O’Quin


Arthur Thomas O'Quin
Arthur Thomas O’Quin

Arthur Thomas O’Quin (Tommy) passed away on December 28, 2023.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 pm, Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Washington Avenue Christian Church, 3800 South Washington, Amarillo, TX with Jim Shelburne officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Tommy was born on February 27, 1952, in Perryton, Texas to Art and Pat O’Quin. He married Regina Fisher in April 1970. They were married for 53 years. Tommy worked for St. Anthony Hospital, then Pioneer Gas at the Turkey Plant. In 1978, he became owner of Acme Body Shop and later purchased Texas Body Shop. He retired in 2012.

Tommy loved Water Skiing, Snow Skiing, and Dune Buggy Riding at the River with his boys. He loved old cars and restoring them. His two favorite places were the mountains with his boys and the Florida Keys as he loved music, palm trees, sand, and the ocean breeze.

Tommy was a kind and generous human who loved everyone he met. He was witty, positive, and always had something funny to say in every situation.

Special thanks to all our family, friends, neighbors, and the amazing Hospice gang that helped us through this long journey.

He is survived by his wife, Regina Fisher O’Quin; son Daniel O’Quin, of Amarillo, TX; daughter-in-law, Misty O’Quin of Amarillo, TX; sisters, Peggy Ables of Amarillo, TX, Brenda and David Boyd of Austin, TX, and Molly Avila of Amarillo, TX; brothers-in-law, Richard Fisher and Haruyo Fisher of Georgetown, TX; grandchildren, Brittany O’Quin, Austin O’Quin, and Race O’Quin all of Amarillo, TX; one great-grandson, Jaxx O’Quin of Amarillo, TX; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia O’Quin; father, Arthur O’Quin; and son, John O’Quin.

Please in lieu of flowers, the family suggests making donations to Miami Brain Bank or your favorite charity.

Brain Endowment Bank
1951 NW7th Ave.Suite 240, Miami, Fl. 33136

13 Replies to “Arthur Thomas O’Quin”

  1. Kindness is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others.-Henry Drummond
    Kindness is the only service that will stand the storm of life and not wash out. It will wear well and will be remembered long after the prism of politeness or the complexion of courtesy has faded away.-Abraham Lincoln
    We will miss him!

  2. We will miss our witty, always smiling friend. Our travels together were the best. Blessed to have met you when Craig and Dan were in kindergarten! We will always remember you!

  3. We have loved that ornery, Tommy for so many years and was such a joy to be around, for sure. We cherish all of the great memories, many car shows, repairing several vehicles, building our 57 Chevy, with all the fun, camaraderie, and a few headaches, crazy, fun he was to be around. He will be missed tremendously. Love

  4. Peggy and I are very sorry to hear about Tommy and the struggles he has had in the last few years. Although we have not been in touch we have many great memories of our close relationship while we were in Amarillo. Our great times and memories are not forgotten and we thank Regina and Tommy for those. We pray for you and wish Regina and family well

  5. Regina, I am so sad to learn of Tommy’s passing. I am praying for you and your family to heal and relish the memories of his life and love. He is truly missed already.

  6. So so sorry to have lost our dear friend. Spent many a wonderful day at our Cabin’s, and we will always have those memories. One of the nicest, funniest, caring person we have ever known. You will truly be missed.💕💕💕💕

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