OBITUARY

Alan James Wadsworth

November 26, 1948November 16, 2020

Alan “Al” James Wadsworth, age 71, of Amarillo, comfortably passed away on November 16, 2020. He was born November 26, 1948 to the late Albert James and Jacqueline Alyce (Stroth) Wadsworth in Gowanda, New York. Al proudly served in the United States Marine Corps from May 1967 until he was wounded in Vietnam and discharged in April 1969. He was a Master Mechanic at Owens Corning Fiberglass, where he worked for 39 years, transitioning from manpower to robots. He enjoyed drag racing, motorcycles, vintage cars, hot rods, and auto racing. On December 7, 1997 he married LaRue Sauls Blandford at Paramount Baptist Church in Amarillo. They later attended Hillside Christian Church. He will be deeply missed. Al is survived by his loving spouse of almost 23 years, LaRue; two children, AJ (Lisa) and Allison; two grandchildren, Lauren and Alex; and many other loving family and friends. Per his wishes no services will be held. Contributions in Al’s honor may be made to the American Lung Association at https://www.lung.org/get-involved/ways-to-give or the Animal Rescue Shelter, Inc., 12500 S. FM 1541 Street, Amarillo, TX 79118.

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Terry Christian

November 30, 2020

I had the pleasure of knowing Al since 1979 when we started at Owens Corning. Very talented mechanic. Someone who you want to talk with when you run into trouble, because he was competent in his judgment. He loved his wife, kids, and grand kids.

Terry Christian

Mark Hittson

November 19, 2020

A true master mechanic. Always enjoyed working with you Al. Will always remember our first day of employment with the O.C. Miss your expertice every day!!!

Becky Hinton

November 19, 2020

Allison, David and I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Mickie Chanley

November 19, 2020

Know that I am thinking of you and your family.

Terri Flowers

November 19, 2020

I am so sorry for your loss Allison. My prayers are with you and your family. Terri Flowers

A.J. Wadsworth

November 18, 2020

I love you Dad.

Jay Robinson

November 18, 2020

Dear Lord, comfort and bless Al’s family with your presence and love during this time of loss.
Al was a good guy to work with and l am going to miss my friend.

Rene Gomez

November 17, 2020

Lord hear our prayers. What a good friend .

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