Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1940

J.B. Houghton JESSE BENJAMON "J.B." HOUGHTON, JR., 89, of Irving, TX, died June 12, 2013, with burial in the Dallas/ Fort Worth National Cemetery. J.B. was born in Ranger, TX, on Sept. 15, 1923 to Jessie B. & Mary Houghton. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1940 and served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He married Mary Pitchford and was an accountant for Henry C. Beck Construction Company for over 22 years. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Irving. Preceded in death by his parents & three brothers, Ernest Houghton, Bill Houghton (RHS-1940), and Jim Houghton (RHS-1943). Survivors include his wife; a son, Randy Houghton of Denton; a daughter, Pamela Ronck and husband Keith of Southlake; four grandchildren, Brian Davisson and wife Aneela of New York City, NY, Stephanie Syler of South Carolina, Matthew Ronck and wife Stephanie of San Antonio, and Jessica Ronck of Austin; two great-grandchildren, Landry Syler and Parker Syler.