James Dee Houston, Jr.

James Dee Houston, Jr.
James Dee Houston, Jr.

James Dee Houston Jr., 81, of Amarillo, TX passed away on December 2, 2022.

Visitation will be from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m., Monday, December 5, 2022, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

James was born in Lamesa, TX on September 4, 1941, he attended school in Klondike, TX and played football in high school. He worked at the Dodge Dealership in Lamesa shortly after graduating. In 1969, he moved to Amarillo, TX and managed Refrigeration Supply and Electric and Westbrook. He moved from that on to the role of General Contractor.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, James Dee Houston Sr., and Oleta Houston; his brother, Johnny Houston; as well as his daughter, Diann Blankenship.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Eva Houston of Amarillo, TX; and his two sons, Gerald Johnson of North Richland Hills, TX, and James Dee Houston III of Amarillo, TX. He leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 9  great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

3 Replies to “James Dee Houston, Jr.”

  1. Dear Eva and family:
    Our hearts are saddened to hear about your loss. May the Lord comfort you and give you peace as only He is able. You are in our prayers.
    Bev and Marge Gambrel

  2. James, Michelle, Taylor, and Ian,

    I’m so sorry for your loss and you’re in our prayers and thoughts. May God give y’all peace and comfort during this time and days ahead.

    Love The Sanders Family

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