July 26, 1946 – November 14, 2020
Gary Karr passed on Saturday, November 14, 2020, in Amarillo, Texas. Due to COVID, a private graveside service will be held in the Terry County Cemetery and a memorial service for fellowship and remembrance will be scheduled at a later date for family and friends. You are encouraged to sign the virtual guestbook and share memories and expressions of sympathy on this page.
On July 26, 1946, Gary was born to the late Grady and Nellie Karr of Brownfield, TX. Gary resided there for most of his life, where he raised five daughters. He followed in his father’s footsteps, taking over the family’s restaurant, The Village Grill, a favorite among the locals. After retirement, he relocated to Amarillo, TX, with his daughter Lindy and dedicated his time to being Papaw to his grandchildren.
Gary is survived by his daughters, Sherry Karr of Midland, Lindy Lee and husband Jason of Amarillo, Leslie Quintanilla and husband Mic of Wolfforth, Brooke Borchardt and husband Moe of Lubbock, and Stormy Matney of Lubbock; eleven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and siblings, David Karr, Mark Karr, and Yvette Arnold. Gary is also survived by Karen Phillips.