James Ward Raymond Zirkelbach, 79 of Amarillo passed away surrounded by family on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm, Saturday, June 13, 2020 at LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Coulter Road Chapel. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens. The family will be receiving friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Friday, June 12, 2020 at LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Coulter Road Chapel.
James was born on June 24, 1940 in Erie, PA to Eugene and Anna MArgaret Zirkelbach. He moved to Texas in 1974 and became a resident of Amarillo in 2006. He spent 50 years in carpentry, becoming a master of the trade, enjoyed any family time he could possibly get, and always enjoyed a Pittsburgh Steelers, and New York Yankees win.
He was preceded in death by his father - Eugene Zirkelbach; his mother, Anna Margaret Zirkelbach; a daughter, Mary Lemay, and a great granddaughter Lucy Elizabeth Criss.
James is listed by his survivors -- Daughters Kristine George and husband Ron, Colleen Depriest and husband Steve and Maureen Zirkelbach; his son, Eugene Joseph Zirkelbach and wife Sharron; a sister Peggy Geotzinger; eleven grandchildren, Todd Hartley, Ashlyn Shubert, Amber Kramer, Michelle Lemay, Rachael Vensel, Steven Depriest, Samantha Nelson, Katie Depriest, Blythe Donnellon, Brittany Zirkelbach, and Eric Zirkelbach and twenty one great grandchildren.
He will be loved and missed by many!