Alph Glen Loftin
Alph Glen “Runt” Loftin of Burkeville passed away at the age of 95 on Sunday, January 2, 2022. He was born on August 17, 1926, in Saratoga, to Mamie Belle and Oscar Loftin.
Runt proudly served his country in the United States Army during World War II. He married Nelda Rae “Nell” Flowers on June 28, 1947, and they celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary last year.
Runt retired from The Sun Oil Company in 1985 after thirty-seven years of service and has avidly enjoyed his favorite sports of hunting and fishing throughout retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Nell Loftin; children, Chris Makin of Stowell; Mackie Zeringue of Cleveland; Patricia Christopher and husband, Brent, of Lumberton; and Tuffy Loftin and wife, Anette, of Centerville; eight grandchildren, Scott Wilder and wife, Annie, of Winnie; Troy Zeringue and wife, Rachael, of Dekalb; Natalie Barta and husband, Matt, of Pearland; Meeghan Keng and husband, Josh, of Friendswood; Dustin Christopher and wife, Heather, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; Nicholas Christopher and fiancé, Becca, of New London, Wisconsin; Clayton Loftin and wife, Hailey, of Leona; and Bay Ruffin and husband, Mark, of Leona; twenty-three great-grandchildren, with two more on the way; one great-great-grandchild; and siblings, Judson Loftin and wife, Sarah, of Buna; T.J. Loftin and wife, Cheryle, of Buffalo; Stella Bell and husband, Doug, of Colmesneil; and Mamie Joyce Joiner of Hull. He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Alph Glen Loftin, Jr.; and siblings, Floyd Loftin, Jay Loftin, Mable Ruth Chamblee, and Lillene Smith.
Runt’s graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at Holland Cemetery, Kountze under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital www.stjude.org.
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Holland Cemetery, Kountze
- 5523, Holland Cemetery Road, Kountze, Texas, 77625,
- January 11, 2022
- 2:00 pm