J.R. Mathes

J.R. Mathes
J.R. Mathes

J.R. Mathes, 78, of Amarillo, TX died Friday, Sept. 10, 2021.

There will not be a service at this time.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

J.R. was born March 13, 1943, in Iowa Park, TX.  Jr retired from Atmos after a thirty-five-year career.  Following his retirement, he opened a gun business.

He was married to his wife, Knoxie, for thirty-three years.

Survivors include his wife, Knoxie; a brother, Guy, his wife, and niece.  He is also survived by two daughters, two sons, a stepson, 9 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.  He had many friends that will remember him.

11 Replies to “J.R. Mathes”

  1. Knoxie,
    I am so sorry for your loss. JR was a loyal friend and a blessing for all who knew him.
    May the Holy Spirit comfort you and all your family. May the blessings of our living God bring you through and your memories remind you of all the good times.

    Lanny Webb

  2. We were so sorry to here the loss of J R , he was such a good friend and neighbor . Our prayers go out to Knoxie and the Family 🙏🏻

  3. Knoxie,
    Words can’t describe how we feel. We thought a lot of JR. We have some wonderful memories with you two to look back on. Praying for you and the family during this devastating loss.
    Jerry & Lorita Bishop

  4. Knoxie
    I am speechless right now. My heart and prayers go out to you and the rest of your family. Let me know if there’s anything I can do or help you with. 😢 🙏🙏🙏

  5. Knoxie,
    J.R. and I have been friends since we were six years old. We grew up there in the Cliffside Valley. We shared a bonded childhood hikeing, riding bikes and roaming over the ranches that surrounded our homes. I will miss him so much. Call me if there is anything I can ever do for you.

  6. Knoxie
    I am so sorry. I so enjoyed the conversation we had at Robert’s wedding. I know he will be missed. Love ya
    Your cousin Joette Luck

  7. Knoxie,
    Pam and I are praying for you and yours during this time of loss. J.R. was a great mentor, saw leadership potential in me before I realized it, gave me confidence to achieve more and add value at a higher level. God Bless his memory and your family. David Raymond Lafayette, LA

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