Darrell LaRue

Darrell LaRue
Darrell LaRue

Darrell LaRue, 88, of Amarillo, TX passed away on June 15, 2020.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, with Pastor Curtis Cadenhead officiating. Interment will be private. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Darrell was born in Amarillo, TX on December 27, 1931, to Golda and Leo LaRue.

Darrell married Lynell Ridge in Honolulu, HI on July 3, 1952. He worked for Diamond Shamrock for 32 years as a Superintendent of Pipelines and Production. Darrell lived in Honolulu, HI, Albuquerque, NM, Clinton, AR, Dumas, TX, and Amarillo, TX.

Darrell proudly served his country in the United States Navy.

Darrell was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Golda LaRue; and son, Steven.

Survivors include his wife of sixty-nine years, Lynell LaRue; son, David LaRue and wife Carolyn, of Amarillo, TX; grandchildren, Shane LaRue, of Amarillo, TX, Jason LaRue and wife Bethanie of Keys, OK, Logan Bartlett and husband Wes of Claude, TX, Chantal LaRue, of Austin, TX, and Jean LaRue of Maui, HI; and nine great-grandchildren.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to No Boundaries International, 904 N. Grand, Amarillo, TX 79107.

9 Replies to “Darrell LaRue”

  1. Jim LoPresti, Lynell sorry for your loss. I will keep Darrell in my prayers. To my best fishing buddy. Rest in peace. Jim

  2. Larry and I are so very sorry for your loss. Darrell was one of a kind. Prayers for God to wrap his loving arms around you during this difficult time. Love Larry and Sherri Copelin

  3. We are sorry for you loss. Darrell was one of kind and we always loved taking care of him. He will be dearly missed here at the VA. Prayers for the family.
    Love Team Courage

  4. Dave & Carolyn

    Will be praying special prayers for you & your family.

    Love You both,
    Kathy Gibbins

  5. Dave and Carolyn, we spend our prayers to you and your family. God be with you.

    Love You both,
    Ed and Jeannie

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