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Hubert Clotworthy Jr.

June 27, 1923 ~ May 9, 2018 (age 94)

Hubert Clotworthy, Jr., age 94, passed away on May 9, 2018. He was born on June 27, 1923 to Hubert and Clemencia Clotworthy in Tampico, Mexico; where his father was running the Texas Pipeline Shipyard before the family returned to New Orleans three years later where he spent the rest of his 94 years, other than two years in Houma and four years in New Iberia in the 60’s. He was predeceased by Georganne Caroline Schmidt Clotworthy, his beautiful loving wife of 72 years. He is survived by two sons, John O. (Laura) and Robert C. (Jeannine), five grandchildren, Corinne Clotworthy Turner (Bret), Robert R. Clotworthy, Richard O. Clotworthy (Mackenzie), Colin J. Clotworthy (Kristen) and Laurie E. Clotworthy, and five great grandchildren,, Jack and Luke Turner, and Robin, Harper and Oliver Clotworthy. He was predeceased by his son Richard Hubert and his grandson Jason A. Clotworthy, his two sisters Dorcas Herrin and Clemencia Miller, a half sister, Florence Clotworthy Lillis, and two half brothers, Jack Garret and Charles Hubert. He attended Robert Mills Lusher Elementary School, Fortier High School and Tulane University where he received a degree in mechanical engineering. Upon graduation he worked for Consolidated Aircraft in New Orleans for one year before joining the U.S. Navy. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy where he received his commission as an officer. After 26 months in the Navy he returned home and took a job with York Corporation for two years, started his own heating and refrigeration business for a year before being employed by Texaco for 35 years in the Production Department from which he retired in 1986. He liked to work in the garden, loved fishing, and excelled in his wood working shop making furniture. He was a member of St. John’s Golf Club and the New Orleans Golf Association. He made many friends playing golf and thoroughly enjoyed their comradery. He was an active and devoted member of Carrollton Presbyterian Church, serving many years as an elder and Clerk of the Session. As was his nature, in his later years as a resident at Lambeth House, he developed many additional close friends with his kindness and humor, and continued his unwavering devotion to the love of his life, Georganne. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a service at 12:15 pm on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of JACOB SCHOEN & SON, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Interment will be in Hope Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his honor to the Lambeth House, 150 Broadway, New Orleans, LA. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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