Clifford D. Thorpe


Obituary Notice

Clifford D. Thorpe, 90, of Little Rock, passed away at Presbyterian Village on Sunday, Oct. 26. He was born in Little Rock March 30, 1913. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Nell McQuire, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Thorpe and his sister, Marian T. Flake.

He is survived by one sister, Helen T. Hoke of Little Rock, his nieces Ruth Healy, of Little Rock, Sue Kochel,of Jonesboro, Trish Norton, of Benton, nephews, Morgan Flake of Little Rock, Charles Hoke of Yukon, OK and Robert Hoke of St. Petersburg, FL. He had retired after 43 years from Arkla Gas Co. He was plant operator for Arkla at Morrilton, AR and Jefferson, TX and later was town manager at England, AR for 20 years. In 1965 he was promoted to superintendent of gas measurements at Little Rock. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church and the Scottish Rite.

There will be a private burial at Pinecrest Cemetery officiated by Rev. Howard Gordon.

Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ruebel Funeral Home.

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