The animator Art Clokey died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Artist and and animator best known as the creator of the iconic stop-motion character Gumby.
He was born Arthur Charles Farrington in Detroit, Michigan. After his parents divorce and his father’s death, he went to live with his mother in California, but ended up in an orphanage after rejection from his stepfather. He was adopted by composer Joseph W. Clokey.