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H C " Corky" Heard

April 21, 1937 ~ April 21, 2022 (age 85)


H. C. “Corky” Heard, 85 of Fritch passed away on Thursday, April 21 in Amarillo.  Funeral Services are at 10:00 a.m., Monday in Minton Memorial Chapel.  Burial will follow at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.  There will be a visitation for family and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday evening at the Fritch Funeral Home. 

Corky was born in Dill City, Oklahoma to Hubert Heard, Sr., and Hazel (Nichols) Heard.  He has lived in Fritch since 1967.  Corky married the love of his life Patricia Flue in Fritch on March 14, 1980.  He loved his new tractor and he also loved rebuilding Model A cars from the ground up.  Corky especially loved anything that had to do with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  He was a past Mayor of Fritch, and an ordained minister.  Corky also coached Little League Baseball and Football. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Earl and Don; sister, Marie Roberts; grandson, Mark; nephews, Skip, Philip, Johnny, and Danny; and niece, Angie. 

Left to cherish is memory are his wife, Pat; sons, Corky Heard and wife, Lidia of Amarillo, Casey Heard and wife, Tammy and Gary Heard all of Fritch; daughters, Carlene Gaines of Fritch and Carrie Nanny and husband, Randy of LaPorte, Texas.  Corky was also blessed with 12 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.     

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April 24, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch
Broadway at Canadian
Fritch, TX 79036

Funeral Service
April 25, 2022

10:00 AM
Minton Memorial Chapel
314 S. Hedgecoke
Borger, TX 79007

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