J. T. "Rip" Monroe, 81, of Texarkana, AR passed away July 9, 2014 in a local nursing home. Mr. Monroe was born March 24, 1933 in Texarkana, AR. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and a retired school teacher at Texarkana Arkansas Independent School District.
Survivors include his son, Barry Monroe of Texarkana, AR; and step daughter, Cathy Clay of Texarkana, AR.
Memorial Service will be 4 p.m., Monday, July 14, 2014 at East Memorial Chapel - Downtown.
Memorials may be made to Texarkana Animal League.
Online tributes may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.