Jackie Duane Glidewell, 77, of Amarillo, died Friday, December 31, 2021.
Memorial services will be at 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 4, 2022, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Jackie was born on December 1, 1944, in Cooper, Texas to Pauline (Ponie) Lindsey and Joy Glidewell. Jackie graduated from Palo Duro High school and enlisted in the United States Navy. From there, he served in Vietnam on the USS Tacoma. He married Betty Jo Armer on May 28, 1971 in Amarillo. He had been a tech specialist in the natural gas field for over 45 years, working for Colorado Interstate Gas, Coastal, El Paso, and finally retiring from Pioneer at the age of 71.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Pauline (Ponie) and Fisher Starks; father, Joy and stepmother, Edna Glidewell; brother, Mike Starks; and daughter, Laura Glidewell.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Glidewell; sisters, Lawanda Glidewell Sauls, Jayne Starks, Biddy and Adam Garcia, Annette and Alan Odom, and Al and Amanda Glidewell; daughters, Christie and Brad Knutson and Jordan Glidewell; and granddaughter, Kirstlyn Griego.