Gary Ted Mell

Gary Ted Mell
Gary Ted Mell

Gary Ted Mell, 59, of Amarillo, TX passed away on June 20, 2021.

Private family services will be held on Saturday, June 26th, 2021 at 5226 Quincy Dr., in Amarillo, Texas.

Gary was born in Wyandotte, MI on December 1, 1961, to Helena and Ted T. Mell.  He was raised in Michigan with his four siblings Helen, Teddy, Bruce, and David. As a young adult, Gary enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing.  He loved nature and being outdoors. Gary was an excellent cook and enjoyed sharing his meals with loved ones. He was very handy and seemed to be able to fix anything. He had a strong work ethic and was devoted to his career as a Diesel Mechanic.

Gary met his future wife in Midland, Texas, who he married at the age of 27. They lived together in Arizona and Texas where he loved and cared for his son, Clinton Mell and stepdaughter, Christy Ellis. While their marriage would not last forever as they had hoped, Gary and Connie remained close until the day he departed.

Gary was preceded in death by his brother, David and his parents, Helena and Ted T. Mell.

He is survived by his loving children, Clinton and Christy; former spouse, Connie; grandchildren, Clinton II and Elody; daughter-in-law, Kandace, siblings Helen, Teddy, and Bruce; and childhood sweetheart and longtime friend, Renae Busch.


9 Replies to “Gary Ted Mell”

  1. So sorry to hear of your loss. May he Rest In Peace.
    Our deepest sympathy to all the family.

  2. Sorry to hear about this .Haven’t seen Gary since the 90s . It was a shock when Helen and Clinton called.May he Rest In Peace.

  3. To the entire Mell family, please accept my sincere condolences and prayers during this difficult time. May God bless you all.

  4. Gary,

    I am so sad to hear about this!!! Prayers for family. Thank you so much for being willing to teach me! I will miss you!

    Big Hugs Always
    Kari Wardlaw

  5. Uncle Gar!
    Thank you for taking the time for always thinking about me and calling me at the hospital and calling my Dad to check up on me when I was sick.
    I will never forget your kindness and the way you made me laugh with all your jokes just like my Dad.
    I’m so sorry Clinton and family. I know the pain you must be feeling ❤️🙏🏻
    Don’t cause too much trouble with my Dad up there!
    All my love

  6. Very sorry for your the loss of your father to my cousin, Clinton & to my dad for the loss of his brother and all of (Uncle) Gary’s family and friends. Sending my sincerest condolences.

  7. Helen Finch:
    I will miss him. He was 3 yrs when I left home and moved to AZ. He lived with me in the 80’s.We kept in touch over the years last time I saw him was at mom’s funeral in marquette Now rest in peace brother no more pain.

  8. Gary – my love – thank you for all the love and laughter over the years. You are the sweetest man I’ve ever had the privilege to know and such a good friend to me. I miss you so much and will carry you in my heart always.

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