He lit a match
To check his tank
That's why they call him
No doubt that's somewhere on the website, i'll have to check when I have time.
I never saw Stinker Stataions in Texas, Louisiana or Arkansas while growing up, but I saw one in Idaho (Moscow I think) about 10 years ago that I'll never forget.
It had a pole sign with the skunk on it and the marquee with movable letters had this message:
"If you pass us you've passed gas"
LTCOML! happy Passover and Easter to all who observe them