J.R. "DUTCH" ERVIN, 87, died on July 24, 1970, in Ranger,
TX. He was a long-time educator & principal in the Ranger
schools, having taught or served as principal at Hodges
Oak Park, Young and Ranger High Schools.
Dutch was born Nov. 7, 1882 in Ranger to Jonas & Mary
Hamilton Ervin. His siblings were Alta, James, Robert,
Mary Ann, Abigail, Roland, Issa, Conklin, Jesse, Ruth,
Oddie, and Ollie Ervin. He and his wife, Ethel Walker,
had two daughters; Hazel Mae Ervin (RHS-1933) and Nona
Fae Ervin (RHS-1936). Both are also deceased. Nona Fae's
daughter, Diane Ervin Leath (RHS-1954) is also deceased.