Stephen Parker Hoxie Jr., 67, of Clovis, NM died Tuesday, April 24, 2012. He was born to Stephen Hoxie Sr. and Katherine (Hayden) Hoxie, on March 9th, 1945 in North Island, California.
He attended Fallbrook High School in Fallbrook, California and later, Stanford University. As he began his career in banking, he volunteered as a deputy sheriff for San Diego County. While still in California, he met and married Dottie Clark. In 1977, he moved to Las Vegas, NM, where he rose to the position of president of the Bank of Las Vegas. In 1982, he moved to Tahlequah, OK, where he served as president of Liberty State Bank. In 1987, he moved to Clovis, NM and worked as senior vice president of Sunwest Bank. In 1997, he moved to Dalhart, TX, where he served as the president of Boatman’s Bank. He moved to Amarillo, TX, in 1999 where he held the position of senior executive vice president of Nation’s Bank and later, as executive vice president-regional marketing manager with Bank of America. In 2002, Steve returned to Clovis, where he served as executive vice president of the Bank of Clovis until his retirement in 2010.
In addition to being passionate about his family, he had a long standing love affair with all American history. Over the course of his life, he was involved in Kiwana’s club, Lion’s club, United Way, and served on the board of directors of both the Bank of Clovis and the Clovis Chamber of Commerce.
He is survived by his wife, Dottie Hoxie of Clovis, NM; one daughter, Dee Dee Hoxie of Clovis, NM; Four sons, Clint (Becky) Hoxie of Polson, MT; Craig (Beatrice) Hoxie of Tulsa, OK; Wayne (Nikki) Hoxie of Amarillo, TX; Stephen Hoxie of Questa, NM; one brother, Henry (Pam) Hoxie of San Diego, CA; one sister, Judith (Gary) Hughes of Bonsall, CA; three granddaughters, Willow and Rowan Hoxie of Tulsa, OK; Piper Hoxie of Polson, MT; four grandsons, Parker and Zachary Hoxie of Polson, MT; Luke and Jacob Hoxie of Amarillo, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Stephen Hoxie Sr., Katherine (Hayden) Hoxie, and a daughter-in-law, Lori (Hager) Hoxie.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 1 pm at the 21st street Church of Christ, located at 1720 W. 21st Street Clovis, NM.
In lieu of plants and flowers, donations may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation at www.parkinson.org; Life Legacy at 6825 East Outlook Dr, Tucson, AZ 85756; or the Garrison Institute on Aging at 6630 S. Quaker, Ste. E, Lubbock, TX 79413-5939.
His body has been donated to science, at his request, because he thought that that would be cool.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Muffley Funeral Home. 575 762-4435 muffleyfuneralhome.com