Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1956

Otis Jacoby Norma Jacoby OTIS RAY JACOBY, 37, a lifelong resident of Ranger, TX was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in Ranger in Nov. of 1974, while employed by Well Fluids Corp., a drilling mud storage company. He was apparently helping to push-start a stalled fork lift when it turned over on him. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger. Otis was born Oct. 1, 1937, in Ranger and attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1956. He married Norma Jean Mapier in Oct. of 1957. His parents were Margarite Hubbard & Walter Jacoby. His sister was Katy Jacoby Boston (RHS-1948). He was a truck driver for Well Fluids Corp. He had one son & two daughters. Two of his brothers were Harold Jacoby (RHS-1947) and Dillard Jacoby (RHS-1963). WIFE; NORMA JEAN NAPIER JACOBY, 80, of Ranger, TX passed away on Jan. 18, 2021 in Grandview, TX, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger. She was born in Tehachapi, CA on Feb 4, 1940 to Redus Lois Napier & Ruth Hall Napier. She married Otis Ray Jacoby in Oct. of 1957 in Ranger, TX where they lived and raised their family. Norma was a homemaker, babysat for several families, & worked at Odgen’s Laundry mat in Ranger before it closed. She mostly enjoyed attending church services where she was a member of Second Baptist Church. Norma was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Otis, in 1974 and by her sister, Verna Faye Napier Gailey, in 1999. Survivors include her daughters, Katherine Ann Jacoby (RHS-1976, Dan Madding) of Alvarado TX, Lois Faye Jacoby (RHS-1980, Daniel Maher) of Springdale, AR, and a son, Bobby Ray Jacoby (RHS-1982), Vicki Jacoby) of Eastland, TX. Norma is also survived by a sister, Betty Lois Napier Tibbels of Ranger and six grandchildren, Trevor and Aaron Madding, Jay, Nathan and Eli Jacoby, & Jonah Jackson and several great-grandchildren.