Gary Stephen Haskell

Gary Stephen Haskell
Gary Stephen Haskell

Gary Stephen Haskell, 71, of Amarillo, TX passed away on March 28, 2021.

Private family services will be held.

Gary (Steve) was born in Centerville, IA on August 29, 1949, to Hollis and Evelyn Haskell.

Gary (Steve) and his parents moved from Iowa to Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 1965. He attended Mohave County Union High School in Kingman, AZ, and graduated in 1969. He met his wife during his high school years. He was active in the Navy from 1970-1974 and was a blue water sailor on the USS McKean. After his discharge, he moved to Texas. He worked in construction and home remodeling, before becoming a site manager for Storage Facilities.  He retired after moving to Amarillo, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and oldest sister, Cheryl Vonstein of Iowa.

Survivors include his two sisters and their husbands, Sandra and Robert Pick, of Florida, and Linda and Dick Snook, of Florida; his wife, Celia, of Amarillo, TX; sons, Nathan Haskell, of Amarillo, TX, and John and Tonya Moon Haskell, of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren, Caitlin Haskell, of Amarillo, TX, Christian Haskell, and Caroline Haskell, both of Claude, TX, and Liam Haskell, of Wimberley, TX; and multiple nieces and nephews.

He had a great passion and love for his Messiah and the WORD.

He listened to psalms and scriptures put to music and loved to study the Torah and Biblical history.

23 Replies to “Gary Stephen Haskell”

    1. Thank you Jeni for thinking of us and for your prayers. Our hearts are hurting but we are not sad as we rejoice in the life we have in the hereafter!

  1. Dear Celia. We are very sorry for your loss. We often think of you all when reminiscing about the bakery days. You will all be in our prayers.
    Our love,
    Phyllis and George

    1. Phyllis and George, thank you for thinking of us and your prayers. We often think about our time in the bakery and the many things we learned and fun we had. Celia

  2. We pray for peace and comfort to fill your hearts now and the days ahead. We were blessed to work with you.
    Prayerfully. Roy and Betty Callaway

    1. Thank you! We loved our times with you and I always had such comfort and peace when we could come to your home. I love y’all! Celia

  3. I was so sorry to hear of your loss but it brought back many memories of the past! A young couple riding a motorcycle to church and our home and watching you both grow in the Lord! I am praying the Holy Spirit to minister and comfort you in the days to come . Love you , Doreen

    1. Doreen, you and Wallace and your family are so much a part of our lives and you are our extended family. You loved us, nurtured us, sheltered us and held a light on the path that we were to travel. I am forever grateful and I still consider myself one of your adopted kids!

  4. I’m so saddened to here about Steve’s passing! He was always so warm and welcoming to me! I will be praying for you and your family!

    1. Oh Casey, you are such a joy to us and we loved you and still do! Fond memories from Jeff’s, VBC, and Teen Challenge…even beyond.

  5. So sorry to read of Steve’s passing. Remember him and his parents well from the young years of LHC, AZ. My thoughts and prayers are with you Cecelia and your family. May God hold you in the palm of his hand! Elaine(Benjamin) Truelove

    1. Thank you! I remember well the times we shared…on the bus, at school and you working with Evelyn. Linda was in the same class as Steve. He and I would often visit the LHC Facebook pages and reminisce . LHC was a happy place for him.

    1. Thanks Pam…we loved you and your family and always appreciated the care and time y’all had with my grandparents on the ranch!

  6. We will miss you Stevie, you taught us so much and moved us in the right direction toward God. We love you and your wife and boys. Please dont be suprized how much more God has to teach you and use you. Forever our friend and family.

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