Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1943 RJC

John McKelvain JOHN LEE MCKELVAIN, 86, of Gulfport, MS, died on July 24, 2012 in Gulfport. He was born on Dec. 16, 1925 in Moran, TX and had been a resident of Gulfport for 50 years. He was a graduate of Ranger High School in the Class of 1943 & Ranger College at Ranger, TX, Washington University, the School of George Warren Brown Social Work, St. Louis, MO, & Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth, TX. He was a charter member of NASW and served 31 years as a social worker for the VA both at Gulfport & Biloxi. He was an avid golfer and bridge player and a member of the Great Southern Club. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. McKelvain was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Hardie McKelvain and Linnie Mae Andrews; his wife, Edna Jean Morton McKelvain (RHS-1943); and a son, Mark Alan McKelvain; a sister, Avis McKelvain Preslar (RHS-1935); a brother, J.H. McKelvain (RHS- 1940) & is survived by a son, Ken Morton McKelvain.