Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1940

Randal Thomas RANDAL B. THOMAS JR. passed away on Feb. 26, 2015. Beloved husband of Doris (nee Dudley, RHS-1940) for 72 years; loving father of Beverly Thomas (John O.) Sutton, Randal B. (Louise) Thomas III, Rebecca Sue (Greg) Kellerman; proud grandfather of John (Amy) Sutton, Jr., Susan Elizabeth Sutton, James Neal (Cindy) Sutton, Thomas Mason (Jessica) Sutton, Randal B. (Katja Meyer) Thomas IV, Kathryn (Haibo Fei) Thomas, Gregory Thomas Kellerman, and Sarah Christine Kellerman; dear great-grandfather of Katie Gates, Anna Gates, James Neal Sutton, Jr., Rebekah Sutton, Brooks Sutton, Millie Sutton, Farris Thomas-Meyer, Mathilda Thomas-Meyer, Victor Thomas Fei, and Vivianne Fei. R.B. was born & raised in Strawn, TX. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1940 at Ranger, TX. He earned a Masters Degree from Texas A&M, served in the U.S. Army during WWII, and moved to St. Louis to begin a 35 year career with Ralston Purina. After retirement, he was an active volunteer at Webster Hills United Methodist Church and The Shepherd's Center. RB was a Master Mason in good standing of the Grand Lodge of Texas, Strawn Lodge #906 for 71 years. He was loved by many and will be greatly missed.