Corkey (Courtney) David Medlin

Corkey (Courtney) David Medlin, 42, of Amarillo went to his heavenly home on September 7, 2021. He was born February 10, 1979, in Amarillo to Jerry Medlin and Melody Griffin; yet he was raised by his stepfather, Owen Griffin.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at Amarillo Beacon Baptist Church, 417 S. McMasters.

He married Donna Robertson on September 20, 2000. Corkey was a loving son, brother and husband. He was an amazing person, kind and loving to his family and friends. Corkey adored his wife, Donna. He was a loving provider for Donna, his stepchildren, and grandchildren. He worked at Fiesta Foods. His supervisor describes him as having been the most compassionate, considerate employee who never complained about anything. He said that Corkey always wore a smile. He will be greatly missed.

Corkey was preceded in death by his “dad”, Owen Griffin; his grandfather, Lark Cheatheam; his brother, Jeff Medlin, and his uncle Bill Cheatheam.

Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved bride, Donna; his mother, Melody Griffin; his sisters, Nicole Griffin, and Audrey Freeman; his stepchildren, Brandon Bogue, Jr., and Elaine Bogue; his grandchildren, Tyler Bogue, and Braden Smith. He is also survived by his grandmother, Lois Cheatheam; his nieces, Saba Cady, Ryleigh Cady, Joscelin Provencio, Madison King; his nephew, Michael King; his mother-in-law, Peggy Brown; his father-in-law, Darrell Robertson; his brother-in-law, Michael Brown; sisters-in-law, Joanna Vanderpool and husband, Raymond, and Sheila Howard and husband Martyn, and his uncle, Bob Cheatheam.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Corkey Medlin Funeral Expenses Fund at Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation Services.


  1. Harold and Barbara Cheatheam

    Corkey will be greatly missed by all our family and friends. So sorry we can’t be there for the funeral but not able to travel right now. May he rest in Jesus’arms. I can just picture his big smile when he sees Jesus.

  2. Margaret Silva

    You will be missed. You was a great person inside and out I will miss seeing you when I go into fiesta. You was so shy til we got to know you but once we knew you u opened up pretty good. You got your wings. Prayers and thoughts are sent to the family.

  3. Denny and Lori Gray Family

    Our deepest, deepest sympathy to all of Corkey’s family and friends.

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