Charles Robert Gambrel, 94, of Amarillo, TX died Tuesday, December 8, 2020.
Services will be private. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Charles was born July 2, 1926, to Bob and Delma Gambrel in Roy, NM, where he went to school. For most of his life he drove a truck, starting at age 17. He retired in 2001 from driving having driven over 2 million miles, all accident free.
Charles married Anni Puchta in 1958 in Denver, CO and moved to Amarillo, TX in 1971.
The past two years Charles lived at SkyWest Assisted Living in Canyon, TX.
He was preceded in death by his wife; a sister, Betty Papacostas; and two brothers, Benny and Bill Gambrel.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Brown, of Doniphan, MO; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Bev Gambrel, of Amarillo, TX and Tom Gambrel, of Thompson Falls, MT.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to SkyWest Assisted Living, 2623 12th Ave., Canyon, TX 79015.