BUFORD GAIL ERVIN, 72, was born August 8, 1925 and he
died on March 18, 1998 at Holton, Jackson County, Kansas.
His parents were O.R. Ervin of Ranger, TX. He had four
brothers, all Ranger High School graduates: Don and
James L. (both, RHS-1939), Wilbur Dean (RHS-1941) and
Max A. Ervin (RHS-1944).
He went into the Navy in 1943 and underwent training
at the U.S. Naval Training School, San Diego, CA,
and then to the Naval Hospital Corps School, also at
San Diego. He attended the Ranger Schools and was
employed by Swaney's Pharmacy before entering the Navy.