It is with profound sadness, that we announce the passing of Jeff “JB” Baptiste, of Amarillo, on Tuesday, March 9, 2021. He was 58 years old.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Lighthouse Funeral Home, located at 4207 SW 21st Ave. in Amarillo. Arrangements are under the persona care of Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation Services.
Jeff was born September 5, 1962 in Port Jervis, New York to John A. and Megan Baptiste. Jeff grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He moved to Texas in 1982. Jeff graduated West Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. His zest for life brought joy to all who came in contact with him. He loved all things military and Texas including Texas country music. Jeff worked hard his whole life, had a giving heart, and always put others first.
Jeff is survived by his father John (Tony) Baptiste, and wife, Marsha “Mom”; daughter, Michelle; sisters, Danielle and Kristi; brother, Kurt; one granddaughter, Addison, and best friend and soulmate, Lindsey Farmer.
The family suggests memorials to be made to BSA Hospice of the Southwest, 5211 SW 9th Ave, Suite 100, Amarillo, Texas, 79106.
“Death is just a journey to a better life.”
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