Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1948

Dick Everett E.W. "DICK" EVERETT, 65, was President of the Ranger High School Class of 1948 in Ranger, TX. His brother was Acker Everett (RHS-1953). Dick was born Dec. 18, 1928, to Richard C. and Lura Gibson Everett in Eastland County. After a courageous battle with prostate cancer he died at home in Montana on March 15, 1994. He was cremated and his ashes were scattered on a favorite spot near Arrastra Creek in Montana. After high school he lived in California with Jerry Gray, a Ranger classmate who also graduated in 1948. He then spent four years in the U.S. Navy as a rated engine-man and received an honorable discharge. While in the Navy and home-ported in San Diego, he met Dorothy Gobin who lived in San Bernadino. They were married there in Nov. of 1952 and continued to live in San Bernadino where Dick was active in little league baseball and scouting. They had two sons and one daughter. After 23 years with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (Drivers License Division), he retired as Manager of the Palm Springs office. After his retirement, Dick and Dorothy moved to Missouri, Montana, where they traveled extensively and enjoyed the property they owned in the Arrastra Creek area. Dick was survived by his widow, Dorothy Everett, his daughter Nancy Holbert and a son, Gregory W. Everett, all of Missoula, Montana and a son, Richard W. Everett of Crestline, CA. He is also survived by a sister Vera McKee of Englewood, CA, and the brother Acker Everett (RHS-1953) who lives in Dewey, AZ.