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Tommy "Porkchop" Markham
Birth: Feb. 7, 1941
Conway
Faulkner County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1993
Madison
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Musician. Born in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas, he was a drummer best known for being country singer Conway Twitty's drummer for 31 years. In 1962, he left teacher's school to join up with Conway Twitty's band and went on to also co-write the lyrics for some of Conway Twitty's most popular songs. He died in Madison, Davidson County, Tennessee from complications of diabetes at age 52. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Complications of diabetes
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Conway
Faulkner County
Arkansas, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 09, 2000
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Tommy Porkchop Markham
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- Eddieb
 Added: Oct. 19, 2014
Love Conways singing, and you were very gifted to put these beautiful songs so the people could enjoy them RIP
- Frances Oglesby
 Added: Sep. 24, 2014
you were a fun and awesome person..hard to believe it has been 21 years...now you can play the drums with Joe and Conway in heaven...miss you and will never forget
- Imogene Loida
 Added: Jul. 6, 2014
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