Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1939

HAROLD WELDON AMES, 94, was born Sept. 12, 1920 in Gainesville, TX to Lee Arthur & Lucille Williford Ames. Harold was a 1939 graduate of Ranger High School in Ranger, TX and attended San Angelo State University. He enlisted in 1942 with the U.S. Navy and served our country during WWII. Harold married Vernon Geneva Wright (1923-1998) in Rockwell, TX in May of 1943. Harold and Geneva were blessed with three sons. Harold was a member of Acton Baptist Church. He retired in 1975 from General Dynamics in Fort Worth. Harold died in Aug. 23, 2015 in Acton, TX, with burial at the Acton Cemetery. Harold was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and son, Harold Weldon Ames II. Two sons survive. His sisters were Dorothy Ames Keener (RHS-1935), Joyce Ames (RHS-1942), & Helen Ames Echols (RHS-1945).