Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1928

Richard Alworth RICHARD RILEY "DICK" ALWORTH, 94, a retired Regional Superintendent for Humble Oil (Exxon-Mobil) for 37 years died in his sleep Oct. 9, 2004 in Del Mar, CA. Born Nov. 27, 1910 in Bartlesville, OK, he graduated High School in Ranger, TX in the Class of 1928, then had two years of college at Oklahoma University. He started working part-time for Humble Oil at 17 as a day laborer. He later was Superintendent for Offshore Drilling in Grand Isle, Louisiana. He then was sent to Brookhaven, MS & then to Hobbs, NM where he retired. He returned for two years to again direct the Offshore Operation. He and his wife, Elizabeth "Beth" Alworth, retired to Del Mar where he enjoyed both his passion for reading & golf at which he had a 3 handicap. Dick was a member in good standing of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry in New Orleans, LA where he had attained his 32 stars standing. A widower for nine years, he leaves two children, Ann Lauman and her husband Gerry of Jackson, MS and Lance Alworth and his wife Laura of Del Mar, CA. Grandchildren Mike, Rick, Gerryann, Lance Jr., Kelly, and Rian and six great-grandchildren with another on the way; Jax, Mandy, Riley, Joe, Brian and Nino. His sister was Eleanor Alworth Craig (RHS-1923).