Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1950

Jamey Healer JAMES CLAYBORNE "JAMEY" HEALER, 19, was born April 19, 1931, in Ranger, TX. He was raised by his mother, Pearl H. Wheat and his stepfather, Curt Wheat. His father had died. His sister, Barbara Healer Crouch (RHS-1951) now lives in Malakoff, TX. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1950. Jamey joined the U.S. Air Force when he was 15 but, with his motherís permission, he was allowed to stay in and finished high school in Massachusetts. He was sent to Korea where he was injured and he was returned to a hospital in San Antonio where his family picked him up. He was at home in Ranger only three months when he was killed in an automobile accident on his 19th birthday, April 19, 1950. The accident occurred between Ranger & Eastland. His sister Barbara said that, "He was a wonderful brother, always with a smile, pretty curly hair and his good sense of humor. I wish he could have lived for my children to have known. He was so very special."