WADE BARRET DRISKILL, 36, was a native Rangerite.
Born November 10, 1975 to Bobby Lee Driskill & Donna
(Ainsworth) Driskill-Thackerson (RHS-1969). Wade
attended Ranger ISD in the Class of 1994. Completing
his GED, he also attended a couple of tech schools.
Wade turned to the electrical field and was a master
electrician. He was employed with EBBA Iron. Wade was
also the owner of Studio 254 Hair Salon & Tanning in
He passed away on August 2, 2012 at Weatherford, TX.
Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger.
Wade was a member of Eastside Baptist Church and the
Ranger Chamber of Commerce. He was a very giving person
and was involved in supporting youth organization and
high school students.
Anyone who was associated with Wade knew he was a
perfectionist and was always striving on improvement
and that he could be counted on in a time of need. Wade
was known as a prankster and when he wasn't pulling
one he was planning for his next victim. Wade had the
natural ability to make people laugh and feel good
about themselves. Wade utilized each day and got the
most out of every day of his life.
Wade was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Lee
Driskill, grandparents, Jess and Edna Driskill, Calvin
& Jean Ainsworth, and a brother Jesse Driskill-Collins.
Survivors at the time of his death include his mother,
Donna Driskill-Thackerson and step-father, Roy Thackerson
of Ranger, a brother, Brandon Driskill (RHS-1989) and
wife Tracy of Buffalo, two sisters, Lee Ann Terry of
Centerville, and Teresa Breedlove of Houston, two neices,
Kylyn Graves and husband Josh of Stephenville, and Kynlee
Driskill of Buffalo, a great-nephew, Jaxon Graves of
Stephenville, Ronnie Ainsworth, uncle, and wife Sherri
of Ranger, Delinda Snider, aunt, and husband Larry of
Gorman, cousins, Ronnie Calvin and Sonny Ainsworth and
Jacob and Douglas McCullough, and a very special lady
in his life, Misty Sharp of Eastland.