Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1954

Jimmy Wheeler JIMMY WHEELER, 70, of Lake Leon passed away on Aug. 3, 2005 in Eastland, TX, with burial was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Mr. Wheeler was born on Jan. 28, 1935 in Ranger to Tony & Mattie Lee (Sharp) Wheeler. He attended school in the Ranger area and played on the 1953 State Football team. He married Pauline Maddux in May of 1955 in Rising Star. He had owned and operated Frigid Queen, Mini Masters, and Boom Town Restaurant in Ranger. He managed the restaurant at the sale barn in Eastland for 14 years and also worked at the sale barn in Ranger. He was a member of the Eastland American Legion & Merriman Baptist Church. At the time of his death, Mr. Wheeler was survived by: his wife, Pauline of Lake Leon; daughters, Debra Shadwick and husband, Joe of Wichita Falls and Rhonda Hernandez (RHS-1980) & husband, Earl of Amarillo; brothers, Glenn Wheeler and wife, Pauline of Lake Leon and Jack Wheeler (RHS-1941) and wife, Betty of Belton; sisters, Doris Wheeler Bradford of Eastland, Wanda Wheeler Cox of Ranger, & Helen Wheeler Serratt (RHS-1949) and husband, Noel of Archer City; grand- children, Traci Langford of Abilene, Alexandrea Wheeler (RHS-2002) of Lake Leon, Joseph Shadwick of Wichita Falls, Shane Shadwick of Wichita Falls, Earl Hernandez, Jr., and wife Rhonda of Ranger, Eric Hernandez & wife, Holly of Bedford, Vicki Wilcoxen and husband, Wendell of Ranger, & Steffanie Finley of Stamford. He is also survived by a great-granddaughter, Destiny Langford of Abilene and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Terry Wheeler (RHS-1977), and brothers, Clyde Wheeler, Kenny Wheeler (RHS-1960), & Bobby Wheeler (RHS-1958). Jimmy Wheeler a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend will be greatly missed by all. We will remember his smile, caring words, and guidance in our thoughts and hearts forever and always. BROTHER: ALLEN GLENN WHEELER, 84, passed away on Nov. 11, 2011 in Arlington, TX, with burial at the Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger. Allen Glenn Wheeler was born in Eastland County, TX to Tony B. Wheeler & Mattie Lee Sharp Wheeler on Aug. 2, 1927. He may have attended Ranger High School. He was a mechanic by trade. Glenn served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Glenn was preceded in death by his step-daughter Christine Sadler and one sister and four brothers. He is survived by his wife of thirty one years, Pauline Wheeler; his sons, Tony Wheeler of San Marcos and Donnie Brown of North Richland Hills; his brother, Jack Wheeler of Belton; his sisters, Wanda Cox of Eastland and Helen Surrett of Archer City; his two grandsons and one grand- daughter; his two great-grandsons and two great-grand- daughters. SISTER: WANDA LEE WHEELER COX, 82, passed away on Jan. 10, 2014 in Eastland, TX, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger, TX. Wanda was born July 10, 1930 in Ranger to Tony B. Wheeler & Mattie Lee Sharp Wheeler. She was a life member of the ladies VFW auxiliary and a Baptist. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years A.D. “Derwood” Cox in 2000. At the time of her death, Wanda was survived by her two sons Rick and Danny Cox both of Olden; her sister Helen Serrat of Archer City, TX; her grandkids Kassie, Kesha and Derek Cox and great-grandkids Kylee Jeffers, Dylan, Rylee and Kyler Cox.