Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1936

Ivy family The Ivy brothers and sister (all deceased) Earl Ivy, Anna Mae Ivy Eagan, Bob Ivy, H.C. "Clyde" Ivy and (seated) Earvin E. "Pug" Ivy (Odell & Nellie Ivy Woods not pictured) EARVIN E. "PUG" IVY was born Dec. 3, 1918 in De Leon, TX, one of seven children born to Richard Ivy and Elizabeth Vinson Ivy. All seven, Earvin (RHS-1936), Earl Ivy (RHS-1932), Bob Ivy, Odell Ivy, Clyde Ivy (RHS-1944), Anna Mae Ivy Eagan & Nellie Ivy Woods are deceased. Earvin died May of 1994 after a brief illness. He was a member of the Ranger High School Class of 1936 at Ranger, TX. He is survived by his wife, Lillian, a son & daughter, 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. All attended Ranger schools. He was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), 1936-1940. Trained I Company, 142nd Infantry, 36th Division in Camp Bowie, TX, 1940, & served with the 36th Division in North Africa and Italy and the 65th Division in France and Germany. He was a POW in Eferding, Austria, in 1945. He was discharged as a SSGT in 1945 & received the Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star E.T. with 4 Battle Stars. He lived from 1946 to 1994 in Lovington and Farmington, NM, where he worked 19 years for Skelly Oil Company and 10 years for Aztec Oil and Gas. During his retirement, he restored and enjoyed numerous antique cars and trucks.