Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors

5400 Bell Avenue, Amarillo, TX


Theodore Clark Albertson

May 12, 1927October 7, 2019

Theodore Clark Albertson, 92, of Amarillo passed away on Monday, October 7, 2019.

A celebration of Theodore’s life will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 10am in the Griggs Schooler Gordon Pioneer Chapel, 5400 Bell Avenue.

Theodore was born on May 12, 1927 in Oakland, California to Theodore Wayne and Mary Ellen (Sizelove) Albertson. He was a “people person”. The kind of man who made an impression on just about anyone he came across. He was United States Navy Veteran who was assigned to the USS Yorktown. Following his service to his country, he held many jobs. Moving his family south from Iowa, he began a career with Southwestern Investment Company. Rising up to upper management, he traveled the country training new employees. After he left the company, he ventured off into the motel managing Super 8 Motels around the country; again moving to train and open new locations. He loved to camp and do just about anything outdoors. He was the Camp Ranger of Camp Don Harrington of the Boy Scouts of America for 17 years. In his life, he was a member of the Kawanas and Toastmasters; winning awards in Borger, Perryton, and many other places.

Theodore was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Majery G. Alberston; and his second wife, Angel Albertson, his parents, Sons Richard Allen and Jimmy Dean; Brother Grant and Grandson Nathan. Those left to cherish his memory are sons Theodore “Ted” Wayne Albertson and wife Pam of Amarillo, David Albertson and wife Susan of Phoenix, Arizona, Daughter Diana Lynn of Phoenix, Arizona; 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren; and 5 step children.


  • Celebration of Life Thursday, October 10, 2019


Theodore Clark Albertson

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Bill Bristow

October 10, 2019

Mr Albertson was my scoutmaster when I was in troop 14.He taught me by example integrity,honor,patriotism,.Even taught me how to make bacon and eggs in a brown paper bag.Over camp fire coals.God bless you Mr Albertson and family.

Garry Sutton

October 9, 2019

What a wonderful man of God. He will be greatly missed. I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to know this loving man.

May God richly bless the memory of Theodore Clark Albertson.