Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1941 RJC

Dean Ervin WILBUR DEAN ERVIN, 75, son of Mr. & Mrs. R.O. Ervin of Ranger, was born Feb. 13, 1924, in Goldthwaite, TX. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1941 at Ranger, TX. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He entered the service in 1943. Pvt. Ervin trained at Camp Wolters in Mineral Wells & Camp Callan in San Diego and had overseas service in Burma. He is a graduate of Ranger High School and attended Ranger Junior College. Prior to entering the service he was employed by the Texas and Pacific Railway in Ranger. His brothers, Donald and James L. Erviln, both in the RHS Class of 1939, and other brothers Buford Gail Ervin (RHS-1942) and Max A. Ervin (RHS-1944). He married Barbara Ferguson in July of 1952 in Dallas. He retired from the T&P Railway in 1984 after 41 years' service, beginning as a Telegraph Operator and retiring as Wire Chief Manager. He was an Elder for many years at the First Christian Church and was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge of Ranger. He had one daughter, Donna Reed; and three sons, Gary Ervin, Dan Ervin, and Neal Ervin. He died June 12, 1999, at the age of 75 at Big Spring, TX, with interment at Trinity Memorial Park.