Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1925

David Wier DAVID TRUETT WIER was the son of Dr. & Mrs. Austin Kenneth Wier & was born in Staff, TX, on Sept. 3, 1907. He died around 1981 in Ranger, TX. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1925. He married Maxine Henderson in Feb. of 1935, and they had four children. He attended Simmons College in Abilene for three years and then transferred to the Baylor School of Medicine in Dallas. After Truett completed his internship at St. Louis City-County Hospital, he returned to Ranger to practice medicine with his father. During WWII, Major Wier served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He saw action in the Tunisian, Sicilian, and Italian campaigns. From Italy, he went to England where he participated in the invasion of France. He mustered out in 1945, but served another tour of duty during and immediately following the Korean conflict. Most of the later tour was served in Japan & Korea. Dr. Truett Wier was in private practice in Belen, NM, and was practicing at DeLeon when he retired in the late 70's. He is buried with his wife & one son, Donald, in DeLeon and is survived by one daughter, Mary Ellen Wier. Donald Wier (RHS-1958) was killed in an auto accident in 1962.