Albert Rorabaugh, 47, died at 11:40 p.m. on Monday, January 26, 1959 in North Plains Hospital following a heart attack. Rorabaugh, who resided at 309 West Sixth Street, had been a resident of Borger, Texas, for the last 11 years and was employed by Phillips Petroleum Company in the warehouse department.
Mr. Rorabaugh was born April 19, 1911 in Crawford, Oklahoma, to the late Samuel Elbert Rorabough and Maude Jane Harris Rorabough Riley. He married Ninnie Lee Aubrey Kerwood on August 20, 1938 at Perryton, Texas. They made their home in the Crawford-Durham, Oklahoma area until moving to Borger in 1948.
Survivors include his wife, Ninnie Lee; two daughters, Mrs. Billy (Alberta) Morris of Borger, Texas and Betty Rorabaugh of the home; one stepson, Joe Kerwood of Santa Maria, California; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Hayse (Joyce) Reneau of Phillips, Texas; and six grandchildren, Ronald, Donna and Jimmie Reneau, Bobby Joe and Connie Kerwood and Billy Dean Morris, Jr.
Services for Mr Rorabaugh were held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 29, 1959 in Girl Scout Little House with Arthur Cox, Church of Christ minister, officiating.
Burial followed in the Highland Park Cemetery under the direction of Minton's Funeral Home. Pallbearers were J. H. Hatfield, E. P. Chester, A. C. Guntner, H. A. Brown, L. R. Burns and W. K. Burns.
BORGER NEWS HERALD - January 27, 1959
Albert Rorabaugh, 47, died at 11:40 p.m. Monday in North Plains Hospital following a heart attack. Rorabaugh, who resided at 309 W. Sixth, had been a resident of Borger for the last 11 years and was employed by Phillips Petroleum Company in the warehouse department.
Survivors include his wife of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Joyce Reneau of Phillips, Mrs. Alberta Morris of Borger and Betty Rorabaugh of the home; one stepson, Joe Kerwood of Santa Maria, California and six grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Minton Funeral Home.