George Keith "Butch" SCHOLLENBARGER

Darrouzett Cemetery
Lipscomb County,

Sept 13, 1940-Oct 31, 2010


HOWARDWICK - George Keith "Butch" Schollenbarger, 70, of Clarendon, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. today in Darrouzett Cemetery in Darrouzett with the Rev. Gary McDonald officiating. Arrangements are by Good Samaritan Funeral Service of Booker.

Butch was born Sept. 13, 1940, in Perryton to William George and Eloise Roper Schollenbarger. The family owned a laundry service on the air base in Liberal, Kan., until Butch was 5, then the family moved to Clarendon.

Butch graduated from Clarendon High School and right after became a "Wheatie." He traveled to different areas custom-cutting wheat. After his time cutting wheat, Butch worked for GTE as a lineman. He retired from Santa Fe Railroad, owned and operated Bob's Video stores, and retired from the Department of Public Safety as a safety inspector.

Throughout Butch's life and careers it was golf that brought him the most enjoyment in life. He was a member of Clarendon Country Club, had served as the golf pro at Sycamore Springs Golf Course in Wilburton, Okla., and owned Butch's Golf Goodies. Butch had at least one confirmed hole-in-one and was always sharing stories of playing with professional golfer, Lee Trevino.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include a son, Chris Schollenbarger and wife Teresa of Clarendon; a daughter, Connie Sprang and husband Walter of San Antonio; a sister, Kay Bain and husband Robert of Wilburton, Okla.; a grandson, Lucas Longan of Lubbock; a nephew, Scott Bain; and a niece, Leigh Baldwin and husband Danny.

The family suggests memorials be to Darrouzett Cemetery Fund, in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 341, Booker, TX 79005.

Amarillo Globe-News, Nov. 4, 2010

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