John “Kelly” McWhorter

John “Kelly” McWhorter, age of 47, of Amarillo, TX passed away on January 14, 2020.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Hillside Christian Church Chapel, 6100 S. Soncy with Greg Corona officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.

Kelly was born to Dick McWhorter and Tanis McMorries on July 31, 1972 in Austin, TX. Kelly graduated from Amarillo High School then received a degree from Texas A&M University. Later, Kelly received his master’s degree in occupational therapy. Kelly was currently employed by BSA.

Kelly was preceded in death by grandparents, Paul McWhorter “Papaw”, and Lorene McWhorter; uncle, Terry McWhorter; and grandfather, Charles Price “Papa Chuck”.

Kelly is survived by his mother, Tanis McMorries; father, Dick McWhorter; sister, Megan Mason; grandmother, Phyllis Price; sons, Connor McWhorter, and Camden McWhorter; and former wife, Dai McWhorter.

10 Replies to “John “Kelly” McWhorter”

  1. There are no words to say how much my heart aches for you. May you know God’s comfort, peace and strength for each day. He will carry you through.

  2. Tanis, Dick and Megan,

    My deepest sympathies. I haven’t spoken to Kelly in a long time but have wonderful memories of him and ya’ll. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.


  3. Kelly was a great guy and a friend. I had the pleasure of working with him and he made a huge difference in a lot of patients lives. He will be missed by many but not forgotten.

  4. No amount of words can express the pain that I know that you are all going through. I am sending you love and prayers and hope you are able to find strength during this horrible loss. God be with you!

  5. Tanis, I’m so sorry to hear about Kelly. What a wonderful person he was. My thoughts, prayers and love go out to you, his kiddos, Dickie, Phyllis, Dai and all those he has left behind! So sad!

  6. My prayers and condolences go out for Kelly’s family. Such a tragic loss of a truly good man and a good friend. My heart breaks for Kelly’s parents and sister Megan, as well as for my friend Dai and their sons Connor and Camden. I pray for God’s comforting spirt to come along side and support you during this time of great loss.

  7. Tanis and family, prayers and thoughts…
    May God’s grace and healing lovelight shine down upon all of you during this difficult time.

  8. Tanis my heart is broken for you. Please know I love you & will be praying for comfort as only God can give you.

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