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John Robert Ethridge


1929 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
John Robert Ethridge Obituary
John Robert Ethridge, 84, passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014, in Fort Worth. Service: Committal with military honors: 9 a.m. Thursday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery. Service: 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Biggers Funeral Chapel. John Robert Ethridge was born Nov. 5, 1929 in Lindsay, Okla. The family moved to Sundown where John graduated from high school in 1948. He played basketball for Texas Christian University and was an All Time Letterman. John received his bachelor's degree in education in 1952. He served in the United States Army in 1954 and continued his education earning his master's degree in psychology from Boston College. He served as head basketball coach for Amarillo High School for seven seasons. He later became a general agent for Reserve Life Insurance until his retirement. Mr. Ethridge was preceded in death by his wife, two children and his parents. Survivors: His children, Kriss and Kamie Ethridge, Bartow and Joe Frank Dean; brother, Doug Ethridge; sister, Kathy Hogue; and a very large extended family.
Published in Star-Telegram on Mar. 5, 2014
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