Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1948

Jack Deaton JACK LENUEL DEATON, 77, of Fort Worth, TX passed away on Dec. 31, 2008, with burial at the New Gordon Cemetery in Gordon, TX. Jack was born on Sept. 3, 1931 in Ranger, TX to Charles L. & Delphia Chipman Deaton. He attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1948 in the Freshman & Sophomore years. Jack grew up in Gordon and was a graduate of Gordon High School and also attended two years of college. Jack worked all of his life in the oilfields from rough neck to tool pusher to pumper. Jack met and married Karen Nelson in Feb. of 1997 in Fort Worth, TX. He was a member of the Wedgewood Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Bob Deaton (RHS-1947). Jack is survived by his wife Karen of Fort Worth, two sons; Charles L. and James D. Deaton both of Clarksville, KY, step-children: Jessica Auble of Lawton, OK, Tonya Garcia of Fort Worth and Moses Garcia & wife Katherine of Fort Worth, a brother C.W. Deaton (RHS-1943) of Manhattan, NY, a sister Pauline Deaton Pennock (RHS-1941) of Tuscan, AZ. Nine grandchildren: Parker, Tyler, Benjamin, Alexis, Sabirna, Deacon, Kasen, Lexus and Brian, as well as several nieces and nephews.