Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1949

June Drinkard Davis WANDA JUNE DRINKARD DAVIS, 88, peacefully passed from this life to the next on June 17, 2020, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. Wanda June Drinkard was born on Feb. 17, 1932 in Ranger, TX. She graduated from Ranger High School in 1949. Wanda married Billy Wayne Davis in March of 1951 in Gray's Harbor, Washington State. She went on to have a very successful career with the Corp of Engineers being excellent at processing data. It should be mentioned even in her advanced age June was extremely tech savvy, to the point she knew more about computers and gadgets then most of even the young people in her family. June had a passion for gardening, needle work of all kinds, and painting. She was blessed with much artistic talent. Also, it should be mentioned that she enjoyed being a member of the FW Begonia Society. Preceding her in death are her parents, son, Lynn Marion Davis III; and a brother, Donald Drinkard (RHS-1951). She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Billy Wayne Davis; son, Michael Davis and wife, Kelly; daughter, Kathy Gibson and husband, Daniel; brothers, Arthur Dreinhofer and Fred Dreinhofer and wife, Jeannie; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great- grandchildren. HUSBAND: BILLY WAYNE DAVIS, 90, of Ranger, TX passed peacefully in his sleep on Oct. 22, 2022, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Bill was born in Smackover, AR on Jan. 21, 1932 to Lynn & Mary Davis. He met Wanda June Drinkard in Falfurrias, TX, whom he later married in March of 1951 in Oregon. Bill served in the U.S> Air Force for 15 years. The couple was stationed in many places around the country as well as Germany. They eventually settled in Fort Worth, TX. Upon leaving the service, Bill was employed by the Cotton Belt Southern Pacific Railroad, retiring after 30 years of employment. They moved to Ranger, in the early 2000s, where they lived out their “golden” years. Mr. Davis was preceded in death by his adoring wife of 69 years, Wanda June Davis, a son Lynn Marion Davis, III, parents, two brothers and a sister. Bill is survived by his oldest son Michael Davis and wife Kelly and daughter Kathy Gibson & husband Dan. Other survivors include grandchildren Chris Davis, Cara Griswold & husband Jeff, Mary Gibson, Susie Sears and husband Rafael, and Becky Douglas and husband Bryson. Great-grandchildren include Mari, Bella, Addie and Davis Griswold. He is also survived by nephews, nieces and honorary grand- daughters Jackie Garza and Liz Brandt of Ranger.