Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1942

Buford Ervin BUFORD GAIL ERVIN, 72, was born Aug. 8, 1925 and he died on March 18, 1998 at Holton, KS. His parents were O.R. Ervin of Ranger, TX. He had four brothers, all Ranger High School graduates: Don and James L. (both, RHS-1939), Wilbur Dean (RHS-1941) and Max A. Ervin (RHS-1944). He went into the U.S. Navy in 1943 and underwent training at the U.S. Naval Training School, San Diego, CA, and then to the Naval Hospital Corps School, also at San Diego. He attended the Ranger Schools in the Class of 1942 and was employed by Swaney's Pharmacy before entering the Navy.