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“I had the distinct privilege of not only working for Maurice but also learning alot about the funeral industry and how to properly treat a family...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Larry Wilmeth - Weatherford, OK

“Mary and Family:Cris and I were so sadden to learn of Maurice's passing. He was a very good friend and it was our pleasure to have known such a...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Mr. Schooler was such a treasure to so man people, he leaves a void that will never be filled. My thoughts are with his family. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Megan Smith - Beaver, OK

“Dear Mary, Jim, Suzanne and Tom,Maurice was a true gentleman in every sense of the word. He is leaving a wonderful legacy for all to remember. He...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Brenda Riggs - Austin, TX

“Dear Mary, Jim, and family. May the love of family, friends, and the memories you share bring you comfort during this difficult time. My love to...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara Richardson - Amarillo, TX

“As a young pastor at First Baptist Church in Groom, Maurice Schooler taught me much about professionalism, genuine compassion, and friendship. May...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Barry Bradley - Orange, TX

“Always enjoyed talking to a gentleman with a good heart & spirit I'll miss you friend Vernon ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Vernon Smithson - Amarillo, TX

“Mary, Jim and Schooler family, I am so sorry to hear of Maurice's passing. He was such a wonderful and kind man! My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Jerry Bell - Greenville, PA

“Mary, and family sorry to hear if Maurice passing our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.Leon and pat Seagraves Clearwater Florida ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim, our thoughts and are prayers are with you and your dear family. He left a legacy here in Amarillo. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Paulette Scott - Amarillo, TX

11 of 15 | Posted by: KELLEY - OH

“I'm sure I speak for a lot of people in the town of Groom.... Your husband and dad were a huge part of our community, even though you don't live...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry, really a nice man ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Cliff Bickerstaff - Amarillo, TX

“It has been my family's honor and privilege to have known Maurice and his family since having Schooler Gordon Funeral Home on West 9th...we will miss...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie & Rusty Roush - Amarillo, TX

“God rest your soul sweet man...RIP ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Toni Stamper - Manor, TX - friend

MAURICE SCHOOLER of Amarillo, TX died September 14, 2017 at the age of 83. He helped found Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors in 1962, which eventually became Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors. He remained active in funeral services until his death, often assisting at Schooler Funeral Home, run by his son, Jim Schooler. He was a past recipient of the Panhandle Funeral Director of the Year award, was a leader and set high standards in the funeral industry. A graduate of the St. Louis College of Mortuary Science, he was a member of the Panhandle Funeral Directors Association and served on the board of directors for the Texas Funeral Directors Association.