Clifton “Peanut” Ray Likehart, 90 passed away unexpectedly on 10-24-20 at his home in Pasadena, TX. He was born in Trinity, TX on 10-23-30 to the late Pete Joseph & Velma Mae (Cannon) Likehart.
He graduated from Robert E. Lee H. S. in 1951 & went to U of H for 1 year for Business Administration. He then went on to join the U.S. Army Specialist/SP3 (T)
He had the opportunity to travel the world for his job with Brown & Root for almost 20 years. During that time, he met his one & only, Gertrude (Mitzi) Aurelia Neis- Likehart & married on 10-25-66 on a tug boat named “M.V. Miss Rachelle” in Talara, Peru. They had 3 children that were all born in Singapore, Asia before permanently being transferred to Pasadena, TX where he lived until his passing.
He was a hard worker. He provided for his family & never complained. He will never be forgotten. We are thankful that we got so many years with our Dad. He was elderly, but he still was sharp as a tack. He loved his grandchildren, great grandchildren & his dogs. His daughter, my sister, Sabrina took care of him & our Mom before they both passed & I will forever be grateful for that.
Preceded in death by his parents, Pete & Velma Likehart; his wife, Gertrude Likehart; his son, Chad Ray Likehart; his brother, Edward Pete Likehart & his sister, Evelyn Mae Likehart Cox.
He is survived by his daughters, Tiffany Likehart Lohman & husband Darren and Sabrina Likehart; his brother Melvin Likehart and wife, Frankie; Grandchildren; Sara, Karleigh, Darbi, Dax, Koby, Davin & Great Grandchildren; Layton & Vivian. His two dogs, Charlie and Joey.
He will have a full Military Honor Service on 11-16-20 at 2:15 at the Houston National Cemetary located at 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive in Houston, Texas. The family will be there to welcome friends & family.
Reception immediately following the service at 7402 Shady Arbour Ct. in Pasadena, Texas
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