Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1956

Don Bratton GERALD "DON" BRATTON, 66, a loving son, husband, father and grandfather, died on May 15, 2005, in Willow Park, TX. Burial was at Laurel Land Memorial Park. Don was born Nov. 16, 1938, in Ranger, TX. He attended Ranger High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, 101st Airborne Division, the Screaming Eagles. He retired from AT&T/Lucent after 44 years of service. Upon retiring, he enjoyed hunting, fishing & gardening, and he became the resident baby-sitter for his 10 grandchildren. Don was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Bailey Bratton. Survivors at the time of his death: mother, Sarah Louise Bratton of Ranger; wife, Anna Beth Bratton of Willow Park; sons, Billy Don Bratton and wife, Tricia, Ron Paul and wife, Gina, and Wyatt Paul and wife, Donna; daughters, Kerry Aaubers and husband, Scott, and Denise Clay & husband, Donald; grandchildren, Anjelica, Karaline, Charlotte, Christian, Scott, Anna Jean, Sidney, Briley, Brandi and DJ; brother, William Ray Bratton (RHS-1954) and wife, Marilyn, of Louisiana; sister, Janie Friedlein and husband, Mike, of Virginia; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.