Howard “Red” “Keg” Weatherton, 80, of Memphis, formerly of Clarendon, died Sunday, August 26, 2018 in Amarillo.
Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon with Elder Harry Williams, officiating. Burial will be in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon.
Arrangements are by Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Howard was born April 12, 1938 in Carthage, Texas to William and Cora Lee Gidding Weatherton. He married Eddie B. Jones on May 5, 1960 in Clarendon. She preceded him in death on October 13, 2000. He then married Loretta Jenkins on May 11, 2001. He had been a resident of Clarendon most of his life. Howard worked for the Lewis Ranch for 35 years and later worked for Texas Department of Transportation for 15 years prior to his retirement. He loved fishing, watching westerns, riding around in his pickup, and hanging out with his grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Eddie B. Weatherton on October 13, 2000; 4 sons, Willie James Weatherton, Bobby Weatherton, Howard Weatherton, Jr., and Larry Jones; a brother, Willie Weatherton; and a sister, Cora Bell Smith.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Loretta Weatherton of Memphis; 1 son, Randolph Weatherton of Arizona; 2 daughters, Trish Weatherton Allen and Linda Weatherton Clark both of Clarendon; a brother, Bunny Ray Weatherton of Amarillo; 17 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.