Harold Bill William Breeding

March 4, 1923July 6, 2013

NAME : Harold “Bill” Breeding AGE: 90 BORN : March 4, 1923 PLACE OF BIRTH: Amarillo, Texas

DATE OF DEATH: July 6, 2013 PLACE OF DEATH: Amarillo, Texas SERVICE & OFFICIANT: 2:00 PM, Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Pioneer Chapel with Gene Goodwin of First Baptist Church of Valle De Oro and Mike Kirschbaum of Faith Tabernacle Merino, Colorado officiating.

Visitation – 6 PM to 8 PM Tuesday July 9, 2013 at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors, 5400 S. Bell, Amarillo, TX

BIOGRAPHY: Bill was born March 4, 1923 to William and Floy Breeding in Amarillo. He graduated high school in Sudan and joined the Army, where he was a highly decorated veteran of WW II who’s unit aided in the liberation of Dachau. He was honorably discharged having served his country throughout the European Theater. Mr. Breeding married the love of his life, the former Virginia Shepard, on April 30th, 1946. Bill retired from Bell Helicopter and spent a good portion of his life in the missionary field and shepherding his flock. Bill was a student of Texas Tech and was a loving pastor, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather. Preceded in death by his parents, sister Nanie Marie Hall, brother Boyd Breeding, daughter-in-law, Patricia Breeding, grandchildren, David and Patty Breeding, and shortly joined by great grandchildren, Elsa Grace and Maggie Isabella McIntire.

SURVIVORS : wife, Virginia, Son James D. Breeding of Estes Park, CO two daughters, Shelia Goodwin and husband Gene of Valle De Oro and Janice Bogart and husband Gary of Amarillo Grandchildren Deborah and Mike Kirschbaum, Bonnie and Jimmy Goodwin, Connie and Kenny Nab, Jonathan and Tracy McIntire, Rebekah May, Kyle Bogart, Gary and Chrissy Bogart, Heather and Mike Frommer, Anola and Toni Grieshaber, Chris and Tammy Goodwin, LeAnna Griffin, and Tim and Holly Goodwin. 29 Great Grandchildren and 5 Great-Great Grandchildren


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 9, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 10, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Harold Bill William Breeding

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