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 Tommy “Porkchop” Markham

Tommy “Porkchop” Markham

Birth
Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas, USA
Death 16 Apr 1993 (aged 52)
Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 9895 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas, he was a drummer best known for being country singer Conway Twitty's drummer for 31 years. In 1962, he left teacher's school to join up with Conway Twitty's band and went on to also co-write the lyrics for some of Conway Twitty's most popular songs. He died in Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee from complications of diabetes at age 52.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9895
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tommy “Porkchop” Markham (7 Feb 1941–16 Apr 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9895, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .