Tony Grider

Tony Grider
Tony Grider

Tony Grider, 66, of Amarillo, TX, died Friday, October 23, 2020.

Memorial services will be at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, November 8, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Tony was born October 24, 1953, in Amarillo, TX and was raised by his mother, Mary Helen Page, stepfather, Dan Page, father, Jack Grider and Grandmother, Bertie Grider.  Following graduation from Palo Duro High School he earned his Associates Degree from Amarillo College.

He married Patrice Elaine Armstrong on December 29, 1981.

Tony worked at the Nichols Station for SPS and Excel Energy for forty-two years.

Tony loved his wife, boys, and all his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of thirty-eight years, Patrice Grider; sons, Craig, Justin, and Brett.  He had seven grandchildren, Elloise (Ellie), Aiden, Elijah (Eli), Sadie, Nolan, Bonnie, and Dawson.  He also is survived by twin brother, Troy; sisters, Tamara, Teresa, Jorja, and youngest brother, John.

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13 Replies to “Tony Grider”

  1. Tony was my uncle. He was a great Dad to his kids, and they honored him, by growing up to be successful, happy, Americans. A true provider as well as an example.

  2. My sincere condolences to Patrice and the family. I’m sorry for your loss. May our Lord and Savior comfort you all.
    Janie Henderson

  3. I’ll never forget the special times that I spent with Tony & Troy on Sat. Mornings growing up at their grandparents house listening to rock & roll music and playing the drums. We thought we were rock stars ! God bless all of the Grider Family. I pray for peace, comfort & strength for all of you, & ask Him to surround you with His love and grace now & always.

  4. To the entire Grider extended family, our family sends our prayers and condolences. I first met Tony and Troy over 50 years ago and then John and Jorja. Time does go by swiftly but Tony leaves a lasting loving legacy through his life and family. God Blessed us all by knowing Tony.

    Phillip and Teal Carter family

  5. To all of Tony’s family. May the peaceofGod be with you. Tony was such a great friend of mine
    In high school. U know. I drove by his house a couple of months ago and started to stop and I have been wanting to call him just to visit
    Shows you how important it is to stop and have a laugh. I’ll regret not stopping
    Put your faith in the healing hands of our savior
    He is listening

  6. My heart is with all of Tony’s loved ones. I didn’t have the opportunity to ever meet him, however his brother John (who is like family) spoke highly of him. I’m sure Tony will be missed dearly.

  7. My heartfelt condolences to the Grider family on the loss of your beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother.

    Gina Pineda

  8. Our thoughts & prayers are with the family. We have good memories of Tony & Troy working at Wonderland Park. We have had thousands of teenagers work for us, but we remember the best workers. Tony was one of the best. God bless you! Paula & Paul Borchardt

  9. Gene and I are very sorry for your loss. We know that Tony will be missed but your memories will help.
    Our prayers for all.
    God Bless
    Gene and Jenelle Smith

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