Monday, December 18th, 2017

Jim Philley

James Ray “Jim” Philley, 78, of Clarendon died Saturday, November 25, 2017, in Amarillo.

Memorial services were held Wednesday, November 29, 2017, in the First Baptist Church in Clarendon with Rev. Lance Wood, officiating.

Cremation and Arrangements are under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Jim Philley

Jim was born July 15, 1939, in Phoenix, Arizona to Stephen Oran and Madelion Davis Philley. He married Joyce Marie Hall on December 30, 1986, in San Jon, New Mexico. Jim grew up at Clarendon and was a longtime resident. He was a truck driver prior to his retirement. He volunteered at Donley County Senior Citizens and the Bread of Life ministry. He helped anyone in need. He was a man after God’s own heart and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Clarendon where he taught Sunday School.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, John Philley; and a sister in law, Dee Philley.

Survivors include his wife Joyce Philley of Clarendon; 4 sons, Lane Philley and wife Sandra of Canyon, Kent Philley and wife Janie of Amarillo, Slade Philley and wife Dayna of San Jon, New Mexico and, Ricky Mills and wife Paula of Allen; 2 daughters, Janis Walker and Karen Maddox and husband Herman all of Vernon; a brother, Bob Philley of Amarillo; 2 sisters, Glenda Castillo of Birmingham, Alabama and Kay Dye of Howardwick; his aunt, Ethel Luker of Amarillo; and 23 grandchildren and great grandchildren.

The family request memorials be sent to the Donley County Senior Citizens, PO Drawer B, Clarendon, TX 79226.

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