Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1950

John Anderson JOHN D. ANDERSON JR., 75, a retired airport planner, died on Sept. 29, 2006, at a local hospital. Burial was at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park in Colleyville, TX. John was born May 13, 1931, in Bowie, TX. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1950 at Ranger, TX. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1950 at the age of 19. During the length of his service, he met Bobbie Helen Burns, and they married in June of 1952. Children and grandchildren followed and John was known to all as an adoring husband, father and grandfather. His deep love for all things with wheels and the resulting extensive collection of motorcycles, cars and motor homes carried John and his family all over the United States, and traveling became a cherished family activity. John retired in 1991 from the Federal Aviation Administration and was a member of Calvary Chapel. Survivors at the time of his death: His wife of 54 years, Bobbie Anderson; son, John Anderson III, both of Haltom City; sister, Nell Dempsey (RHS-1952) of Ranger; daughter, Vici Carpenter & husband, Monty; grandchildren, Rachel Carpenter and Ryan Carpenter, all of North Richland Hills; and large extended family and circle of friends. He was the great-uncle of Kim Fisher Grippe (RHS- 1995).