OBITUARY

Kyle Kucauskas Averitte

August 26, 1972March 24, 2013
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Kyle Kucauskas Averitte went home to the Lord Sunday, March 24, 2013. Kyle was born in Lubbock, Texas in 1972. He moved to Amarillo, Texas in 1985 and graduated from Amarillo High School. While in High School Kyle worked at the Randall County Sheriff’s Office where he developed his love for law enforcement. Kyle graduated from the Amarillo College Police Academy in 1993 and was certified as a Texas Peace Officer.

Kyle worked for the Amarillo College Police department, Plainview Police Department, Texas Tech University Police Department, and was chief of Police at Ralls, Texas. In 2001 Kyle became a police officer for the City of Murphy police department and was with Murphy Police Department until his death. While with the Murphy police department Kyle served as a patrolman, Detective and a Sergeant, and he was scheduled to attend the Leadership Command College. Kyle is survived by his Parents Clint and Vicki Averitte of Amarillo; Grandmothers Alice Johnson and Norma Kucauskas of Lubbock; Grandfather Keith Averitte of Fort Worth, Aunts and Uncles Sandy and Dean Koetting, Ann and Buddy Ross, Kay and Don Cunningham, Phyllis and Ron Brown of Lubbock, Pat and Mark Averitte, Tammy and Les Averitte and Kendra Averitte of Fort Worth. Kyle is also survived by a number of cousins, but had a special bond with cousins Lauren and Michael Koetting. He was preceded in death by his father Kenneth Kucauskas, Grandmother Betty Averitte and Grandfather Floyd Johnson and Joe Kucauskas and Great Grandmother Sue Brown. Kyle is also survived by extended family, the officers and employees of The Murphy Police Department. Donations may be made to a favorite charity or to the American Heart Association. Visitation will be held Wednesday March 27, 2013 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Resthaven Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held Thursday March 28, 2013 at 1:00pm at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, March 27, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 28, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Officiating
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Kyle Kucauskas Averitte

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April 4, 2013

Vicki,We were so very saddened to hear about Kyle. Our deepest sympathy to you a
nd your family. God bless you.
Bill, Meg, and Johnny Mac Houchin

Terry Hooper

March 31, 2013

My thoughts go with you, and my prayers are for you and your family.
Terry Gail Hooper, Lubbock, Tx.

Kathy O'Dell

March 29, 2013

Vicki, my deepest sympathy to you and your family. What a beautiful son. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Paula Camp

March 29, 2013

Clint & Vicki, My thoughts and prayers are with you...and will be in the days and weeks to come.
Blessings, Paula Camp

Cheri Ray

March 29, 2013

Vicki, I'm so sorry to hear about Kyle. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

March 28, 2013

My deepest sympathy as I know how difficult it is to lose someone so close.
Philip Russ (Amarillo, TX)

Judie Darnell

March 27, 2013

To Vicki, Clint and Norma, My heart goes out to you at this very difficult time. Know that we are thinking of you and lifting you and your family up in our prayers.
Love and blessings, Judie Darnell

Charla Hakimi

March 27, 2013

We are at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that we are thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort.

Kevin McGee

March 27, 2013

Gone but not forgotten. You will be missed at Murphy PD. Rest easy buddy.

Kevin McGee

March 27, 2013

Kyle,
You were a great Sgt and friend. You will be greatly missed. Sorry I could not make it to your service. I know you will always watch over us from a better place. You are gone, but not forgotten.
Kevin McGee
Murphy PD