Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1943

WILLIAM L. "BILL" THOMAS, 88, died Dec. 22, 2012 in Breckenridge, TX, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. Mr. Thomas was born on Jan. 9, 1924 in Navarro, TX, to William Reese Thomas & Eula Lee Williams Thomas. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1943 and married Odalee Shugart in Dec. of 1948 in Lubbock, TX. He worked as a welder and was a member of the Elliott Street Church of Christ. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a Veteran of WWII. At the time of his death, survivors include his wife, Odalee Thomas of Breckenridge; son, Alan Stuart Thomas (RHS-1970) and wife, Marilyn of Clyde; three grandchildren; and three great- grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Stephen Thomas (RHS-1968); five sisters; and two brothers. Hazel Thomas Hale (RHS-1937) and Anna Thomas Stallings (RHS-1927) were his sisters.