Mack Alexander Dick

Mack A Dick passed away Sunday, April 24th in Amarillo, Texas at the age of 101. Services will be held in the Chapel of Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home Thursday, May 5th at 3pm.

Mack was born July 6, 1920 in Black Lick, PA. He served in the Navy during

Mack Alexander Dick
Mack Alexander Dick

World War II and retired as a Lt. Commander. Mack moved to the Amarillo area in the mid 1970’s because he liked the people and the area. During his time in Amarillo, he invested in several apartment complexes as well as other real estate ventures. In his later years, Mack demonstrated his caring of the Texas Panhandle by donating funds for the Mack Dick Pavillion at Palo Duro Canyon, the Dining Hall at the Harrington Boy Scout Camp, the Texas Panhandle War Memorial Center, The Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, the Arts, small area museums along with scholarships at West Texas A & M.

Mack was preceded in death by his parents, wife Lenore Hammonds Dick, his brother and sister, his longtime business partner Betty Samota and two grandsons Adam and Bryan. He is survived by two daughters, a granddaughter and two great grandsons.

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7 Replies to “Mack Alexander Dick”

  1. Mr Mack was a good man and always had time to listen, not only to family and friends, but to employees.
    I thank you for all the years I worked for you, and I often think back on that time.
    He will be missed.
    God has called you home.

  2. Sincerest condolences to the rest of the family. Really wish we could have gotten together more and written your memoirs. Such an incredible life. Will miss you, Uncle Mack, and what might have been.

  3. Family and Friends of Mack Dick…

    On behalf of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at West Texas A&M University, please accept my sincere sympathy on the passing of Mack. His care for, and support of West Texas A&M University will leave a lasting legacy for generations to come.

    With sympathy,

    J. Dirk Nelson, Ph.D.
    Dean and Professor
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences

  4. Mack was a wonderful friend and bridge partner. Everyone liked him. Love and prayers to his family Rayma Watson

  5. Mack was a good friend and loved to play bridge. He and I rode to Canyon each Monday morning to play bridge there. He was a fine person and to know him was to like him.
    He was a strong man who lived through great ordeals. I am proud to have known him.

  6. Rest in peace, Uncle Mack. I will miss you. I wish I’d known years ago that you played the violin. We could have played duets.

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