|Birth: ||Sep. 3, 1946|
|Death: ||Dec. 24, 2002|
Clifton Pichot was born Sept. 3, 1946, in Hondo, Texas to C.J. Pichot and Alice Saathoff Pichot.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Saathoff Pichot and his brother Dennis L. Pichot.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Maria G. "Lupita" Pichot; his daughter, Angela V. and granddaughter, Caitlin Alice; also surviving him are his brothers, Thomas E., and Perry L.; sister-in-law, Laura.
Mr. Pichot was a resident of Laredo since 1967; he was self-employed owner of Arnold Distributing Co. He was involved in numerous civic activities: served as President of the Optimist Little League; started the first-ever minor leagues in Laredo; served as president of the Laredo Quarterback Club; named the Dr. Al King Outstanding Volunteer; served as President of the Border Olympics, recognized as the outstanding director; awarded the Leonard Diaches Award; served three terms as an executive board member of the Laredo Chamber of Commerce, named outstanding director and awarded the Ramiro Sanchez Spirit of Laredo Award.
He was founder of the Cola Blanca Big Buck Contest and recognized as the outstanding volunteer; he was volunteer auctioneer for numerous charity events, including LIFE, Women's City Club, March of Dimes, High Hope Volunteers, Cola Blanca, Bethany House Etc.
Cliff was also a sports radio announcer and stadium announcer for many years at football games, baseball games and track and field meets, including Border Olympics.
A lifetime member and judge of the Muy Grande Big Buck Contest, named Sportsman of the Year; lifetime member of the American Hunters Association; lifetime director of the Border Olympics, recipient of the J.W. Nixon outstanding lifetime director award.
He also served as master of ceremonies of the Texas Trophy Extravaganzas for their first twenty years; volunteer Little League, Senior League and Big League baseball and softball manager for twenty-one years, leading the Del Mar Girls Fast pitch team to six consecutive district champonships.
Mr. Pichot was an active member of First Baptist Church; he was an Adult Sunday School teacher since 1990 and an Ordained Deacon.
Obituary from the Laredo Times, Dec 26, 2002.
Charles John Pichot (1917 - 2004)
Alice Ruth Saathoff Pichot (1913 - 1987)
Dennis Leon Pichot (1940 - 2001)*
Clifton Charles Pichot (1946 - 2002)
Perry Lee Pichot (1948 - 2009)*
Maintained by: Debbie
Originally Created by: Cemetery Walker
Record added: Mar 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10570804
Dad,I miss everything about you but am blessed to know you are walking and talking with Jesus. My girls may not know you, but they will always know the dignity, strength, grace and faith you passed down.Love you.|
Added: Dec. 1, 2011
Cliff, I admired your grace when you knew your time was near. You were grateful to know that you had a place in heaven. I miss your optimism and spirit daily. God Bless You.|
Added: Oct. 4, 2009