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Official Obituary of

Joseph "Danny" Ammons

October 19, 1941 ~ May 18, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Joseph Ammons Obituary

Joseph “Danny” Ammons, 81, of Amarillo, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2023. Memorial services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, May 27, 2023 at Crossroads Country Church, 14425 FM 1541, with Pastor Bob Miller officiating.

Danny was born October 19, 1941 in Wellington, Texas to Wes and Frances Ammons. He graduated from Wellington High School, and went on to serve in the Army National Guard. He married the love of his life, Sherry McDanel on May 25, 1962. They celebrated 60 years of marriage last summer. Danny worked for Diamond Shamrock – McKee Plant at Dumas, Texas for 36 years, retiring in 2002, as a supervisor in the instrument department.

In his spare time, Danny liked to fish and hunt. He and Sherry enjoyed traveling in their RV and camping out. Danny enjoyed fixing and working on things, and spending time with his grandkids.  

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Sherry Ammons; his son, Jeff Ammons and wife Stephanie of Panhandle; his daughter, Diane Wilborn and husband Bobby of The Colony, TX; his brother, James Ammons and wife Janet of Wellington; five grandchildren, Christopher Wilborn (Haley), Michael Wilborn (Missy), Melissa Wilborn, Jace Ammons (Emily Collins), and Dax Ammons; four great-grandchildren, Grace, Hank, Kaylei, and Kamden.

The family suggests memorial donations may be made to Panhandle Cancer Cure Foundation at; or to Needwood Cemetery Trust, 16220 FM 1439, Shamrock, TX 79079.

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Memorial Service
May 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Crossroads Country Church
14425 Farm to Market Rd 1541
Amarillo, TX 79118


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