Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1952

CURTIS RAY SHARP, 69, of Ranger, TX, died March 28, 1999, at his residence. Burial was at the Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger. Mr. Sharp was born on Dec. 13, 1930 in Olden, TX to Mack Curtis and Dessie (Hamilton) Sharp. He grew up in the Olden/Ranger area attending school there, graduating from Ranger High School with the Class of 1952. He worked in the oilfield as a foreman running a casing crew. He lived in many different areas but retired in Ranger. He was a WWII Army veteran. Survivors at the time of his death are his wife, Colleen Sharp of Ranger; one son, Curtis Ray Sharp, Jr. (RHS-1985) of Ranger; two daughters, Cindy Chamberlin and Elaine Sharp, both of Breckenridge; one brother, Jerry Sharp of Strawn; four sisters, Maxine Sharp Norris (RHS-1944) of Ranger, Clara Sharp Houx (RHS-1949) of Fort Worth, Shirley Sharp Gentry (RHS-1958) of Ranger, & Kathy Sharp Herrington (RHS-1968) of Abilene; several grandchildren & numerous nieces and nephews. BROTHER: JERRY DON SHARP, 81, of Strawn, TX, passed away Feb. 26, 2014 in Eastland, TX, with burial at the Mt. Marion Cemetery in Strawn. Jerry was born on Feb. 17, 1933 in Eastland County to Mack Curtis Sharp and Dessie Hamilton Sharp. He may have attended Ranger High School but his class is unknown. After graduating from high school, he attended RJC for 2 years. He married Mary Frances Riebe in 1952 in Strawn. Jerry served in the U.S. Marines. He was a farmer, rancher, and truck driver for Southern Airways. He was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church, Pac-A-Sac Coffee Group, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, bull riding and rodeo. Survivors at the time of his death include his wife, Frances Sharp of Strawn; 2 sons, Jerry Don Sharp, II and wife Karen of Jacksboro, and Danny Sharp and his wife Laura of Strawn; 2 daughters, Diane Sharp and Debbie Unkart both of Strawn; 1 sister, Kathy McIntire and husband Ronald of Gunsight Community; 15 grandchildren; & 18 great- grandchildren; & mother-in-law, Marguerite Riebe.