Kyle Kucauskas Averitte went home to the Lord Sunday, March 24, 2013. Kyle was born in Lubbock, Texas in 1972. He moved to Amarillo, Texas in 1985 and graduated from Amarillo High School. While in High School Kyle worked at the Randall County Sheriff's Office where he developed his love for law enforcement. Kyle graduated from the Amarillo College Police Academy in 1993 and was certified as a Texas Peace Officer.
Kyle worked for the Amarillo College Police department, Plainview Police Department, Texas Tech University Police Department, and was chief of Police at Ralls, Texas. In 2001 Kyle became a police officer for the City of Murphy police department and was with Murphy Police Department until his death. While with the Murphy police department Kyle served as a patrolman, Detective and a Sergeant, and he was scheduled to attend the Leadership Command College.
Kyle is survived by his Parents Clint and Vicki Averitte of Amarillo; Grandmothers Alice Johnson and Norma Kucauskas of Lubbock; Grandfather Keith Averitte of Fort Worth, Aunts and Uncles Sandy and Dean Koetting, Ann and Buddy Ross, Kay and Don Cunningham, Phyllis and Ron Brown of Lubbock, Pat and Mark Averitte, Tammy and Les Averitte and Kendra Averitte of Fort Worth. Kyle is also survived by a number of cousins, but had a special bond with cousins Lauren and Michael Koetting. He was preceded in death by his father Kenneth Kucauskas, Grandmother Betty Averitte and Grandfather Floyd Johnson and Joe Kucauskas and Great Grandmother Sue Brown. Kyle is also survived by extended family, the officers and employees of The Murphy Police Department. Donations may be made to a favorite charity or to the
Visitation will be held Wednesday March 27, 2013 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Resthaven Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held Thursday March 28, 2013 at 1:00pm at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel.