Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1947

Bobby Emfinger BOBBY LEE EMFINGER, 72, of Eastland, TX passed away April 1, 2003 at his family farm. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Born November 13, 1930 in Ranger to Wright and Gertie (Gregory) Emfinger, he attended Ranger and Colony schools and was a 1947 graduate of Morton Valley High School specializing in basket- ball. He served in the U.S. Army and after his discharge he returned to Eastland County and worked for a water well drilling company where he lost his arm. He offered to work for Banner Dairy on a free 30 day trial basis to see if he could handle the job, after 43 years incident and accident free he retired from the then Foremost Company in 1992. He then devoted more time to the things that brought him pleasure; ranching, cutting horses, farming and visiting with friends. He was the last remaining charter member of the Eastland County Sheriff's Posse. He attended the Harmony Baptist Church and he never met a stranger. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Page Emfinger. At the time of his death, he was survived by: 2 sons, Greg Emfinger and wife Cathy of El Paso and Bobby Guy Emfinger and wife Dana of Eastland; a sister, Norma Gayle Winchester (RHS-1960) and husband Fielding of Cisco; grandchildren, Chance, Shama, Shane, and Carey; great-grandchildren, T.J., Rheanna, Cash, Thea, Hezekiah, Kazmira, Kiara, Hayden, Jacob and Ashtyn.