Bobby James Velasquez

Bobby James Velasquez
Bobby James Velasquez

Bobby James Velasquez, 48, of Amarillo, Texas passed away on October 15, 2023.

Public viewing will be from 9:00 AM-5:00 PM, Saturday, October 21, 2023, 12-5:00 PM, Sunday, October 22, 2023 and 8:00 AM-8:00 PM, Monday, October 23, 2024 at Boxwell Brothers, 2800 Paramount. Services will be at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at Grace Church, 4111 Plains Blvd. Burial will follow in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.

Bobby was born to Patsy and Jesse Velasquez in Amarillo, Texas on February 4, 1975. He graduated from Caprock High School.

Bobby worked as the operations manager and motorcycle mechanic for Amarillo Cycle. He enjoyed working on things and driving fast cars.

Bobby loved his children, his family, and living life with them. He was a very magnetic person and was often found laughing and smiling. He enjoyed watching old western movies, eating burgers with an egg in them, listening to music while he cleaned, and he loved to travel. Bobby loved tattoos and his favorite color was red. Although he looked intimidating on the outside, he was a big teddy bear. Bobby was the first one to help anyone in need. He had a huge heart for Veterans and would often take the homeless his spare clothing and something to eat.

Bobby will be deeply missed, loved, and remembered by his family, friends, and community.

He is survived by his children, Erica Velasquez, Coleby Velasquez, and Zoë Velasquez; grandchildren, Kain Velasquez, and Ezias Velasquez; parents, Patsy and Jesse Velasquez; brother, Stephen Velasquez; nephew, Bobby Bane Velasquez; niece, Lexi Velasquez; great-aunt, Betty Earle and husband Ken; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; and countless friends.

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37 Replies to “Bobby James Velasquez”

  1. Bobby thank you for being such a good friend. We both loved cars and would race at Caprock from time to time. Never could beat you in your El Camino. We didn’t see each other alot after high school but everytime we did ,we would talk just like we were still in school. I’m so sorry you’re gone. Rest Easy in Heaven brother.

  2. Although I didn’t know Bobby, I did meet his mom at her aunt Betty’s birthday party, she always spoke so highly of all her nieces and nephews. We know Bobby will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
    Our Condolences to his family and know that we will keep you all in our prayers and thoughts during this sad time.

  3. Hey cuz that’s what you called me I’m sorry you left us so young when I’m ready to go to heaven come pick me up on your bike you will never be forgotten.
    Patsy Jesse and the family his family I pray for peace and tranquility I am so sorry for your loss I love you all so much
    Your cousin Rosemary

  4. I saw you as a yung boy riding your 3 wheel bike me and your would watch you as we worked on 65 mustang. Later in life I saw you a grown man you always stopped to talk you would always smile and wish me well I did the same .Rest well Bobby you have a good family

  5. Bobby you will be missed tremendously. My heart goes out to the family. May you rude in heaven with my Dad. May you rest in peace

  6. Bobby you will be missed. We knew you for your 48 years of life. You were like a small Brother to us all. A great neighbor and friend. May you rest in peace. Watch over all your family. Patsy, Jesse, and Stephen and kids and grandkids our hearts go out to each and everyone of u. Our prayers are with u guys.

  7. Patsy, Jesse , Stephen and Family. My heart is so broken. It seems like not so long ago we were playing hot wheels and hide n seek. I am so so sorry. All of yall mean so much to me and Rhonda. Momma would be so broken. i wish she was still with us to help you like yall did for her. I love yall and pray for you all. God Bless Yall.

  8. My condolences to his children and grandchildren and to Jesse, and Patsy I can’t believe he is gone,he was a good person since I knew him RIP Bobby you will be miss

  9. Bobby, you were so full of life, a good person, and a really good friend, you will greatly Missed, by everyone you come in contact with… Prayers to you Brother, And prayers too your Family..You were one of a kind!!!

  10. You will be truly missed. You were one of a kind. My deepest condolences and prayers go out to your girls and parents.

  11. I can’t imagine the hurt you must be going through. Please accept my sincere condolences. My prayers for your family.

  12. Been knowing you since riding wheelies on the FXR days always treated me right miss you brother! Sorry for your loss Jesse and family! May God give you peace and comfort!

  13. Your going to be missed Bobby. No one especially me. You were always there when I needed you. l always talked to you on FB, and you were a fantastic friend, family always first, all the birthdays, all their accomplishments. Nobody has been a friend like you. God rest your soul, you were so good in what you did, and you never turned them down.

  14. I am so very sorry for your loss of Bobby. It hurts to have this loss to one of the kindness families I have ever known. My thoughts and prayers are with you all and will continue. May God grant you strength during this time.

  15. I first met Bobby when he was an employee for Glazers Winery. I was the Receiving Manager at United he came a couple of times to deliver even tho it wasn’t his job position. I met him he was kind and very polite and sweet later on I found out he was dating my cousin Jennifer so I quickly introduced myself and his face lit up to know family of Jenn. He was a very nice man and very sweet. I know his family and close friends will miss him especially my cousin Jenn. My condolences to everyone whom know him he is in a better place. Everyday the world becomes worse and difficult let’s all take this opportunity to give your heart to God and form a relationship with him so we have peace in our hearts in this difficult time of loss. Prayers for everyone God Bless.

  16. I still can’t believe this happened. You will be missed and never forgotten. Please watch over your family it will not be the same with out you. You were such a great person you were a loyal friend to me. Always warm and carrying we will miss you rest in heaven my brother.

  17. Bobby….
    you were always with a smile talking with just everyone Just made the day for everyone Always Kind .. always came & gave pard a head pat ‘he liked you ..=)
    You will be Sooo Missed May Peace be with You Sweet friend,,,

  18. It was a honor to finally get to meet you. You will be missed by a lot of people thanks for being there whenever I was in need of help. RIH “RIDE IN HEAVEN”

  19. I’m gonna miss you bro it was a honor knowing you and you helped me so much words can’t even begin to say how thankful I am for everything you did for me much love and respect bro rip…

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