Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1943 RJCBILLY "BILL" JOE GRAY, 65, and his twin sister, Norma, were born in Ranger, TX on July 11, 1927. Bill died in Dec. of 1992 and was in the Ranger High School Class of 1943. His parents were Jewell Smith & Ernest Clyde Gray. Ernest died in the 1930's of a ruptured appendix & Jewell Smith Gray Tibbels died in 1993. Bill Gray played football for four years while in high school. He was in the U.S. Navy during WWII. His twin, Norma Jo Gray Gordon (RHS-1943), died in July of 2001.