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Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors

5400 Bell Avenue, Amarillo, TX

OBITUARY

Tommy Hugh McKay

January 3, 1932November 29, 2019

Tommy Hugh McKay was born on January 3, 1932 in Guin, Alabama to Roy and Myrtle McKay. He loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed racing dirt bikes and fishing. He proudly served his county in the United States Air Force. He was an airman in Amarillo that is where he met his wife Reba Nell McKay together they had two children Joe and Keith. They spend 45 wonderful years together until her passing in 1998. Tommy was blessed to find love again when he met Pat Patton Flippin and they spent 18 wonderful years together. Tommy worked at Pantex for over 30 years. He always had a joke to tell. He was the kindest man you’d ever met and always brought a smile to your face. He never met a stranger and loved everyone. He will be deeply missed.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife Reba Nell McKay.

He is survived by his wife Pat McKay; His son's Joe McKay and wife Jan; Keith McKay and wife Connie. Grandchildren James McKay and wife Isela; John McKay and wife Catherine; Gaby Mowery and husband Brent; Cameron McKay; and Skye McKay; Great grandchildren Jessica, Henry and Ava McKay.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, December 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 4, 2019
  • Interment Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Memories

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David Griesinger

December 3, 2019

I met Mr. McKay one time. His son, Joe, is a leader in our Scout troop in Lancaster and we went to Philmont Scout Ranch in 2009. Mr. McKay met us in Amarillo when we stayed at their scout hut on our return trip. Mr. McKay also went to breakfast with us. He made us feel like we were life long friends. He was a very nice man. MY condolences go out to to the entire McKay family.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY