Ranger Exes Memorial - Ranger, Texas Old businesses in Ranger

Downtown Ranger Over the years, many businesses have come and gone in Ranger. Listed below are some of these businesses. In 1926, Ranger had 12 barber shops, 3 beauty shops, 6 attorneys, 6 dry cleaners, 5 dress makers, 3 dentists, 6 drug stores, 4 blacksmiths, and 37 grocery stores. Updated: 01.29.2020 A.C. Bowling Lanes A.C. BOWLING LANES - Main St. ADAMS & COMPANY - groceries & meats, 219 S. Rusk St. A.H. POWELL GROCERY - A.H. Powell, across from Young School A.J. RATLIFF STOCK & POULTRY FEED - Hwy 80 A&P GROCERY STORE - Main St. AINSWORTH WELDING AMERICAN AGGREGATE CO., INC. ANDERSON CHEVROLET CO. - T.J./Bill Anderson, 112 S. Austin St. (ANDERSON/PRUET) ANDERSON GROCERY ARCADIA CONFECTIONERY ARCADIA SHINE SHOP Arcadia Theater ARCADIA THEATER - Brann Garner, Main St. ART'S TOOL & SUPPLY CO. - E.F. Arteburn ARTERBURN'S HARDWARE & FURNITURE AUTO PARTS - W.E. Greenwood ______________________________________________________________ B J TIRE SERVICE - Hwy 80 BAGWELL-ROBERSON MOTORS BARTON'S OFFICE SUPPLIES - office & school, 106 N. Austin BELL'S SHOE STORE (BELL'S YOUNG MODERNS) BECK'S CAFE BETTY'S FLORAL - 210 Main St., Betty Craig BILL'S BARBER SHOP - Bill Griffith, Main St. BILL'S DRY CLEANERS BOB'S PREMIER - Bob Butler BOB'S SHELL & TIRE CENTER - Robert & Susan Butler BOBBY'S BURGERS BOOMTOWN DINNER CLUB - Bob & Sylvia Powell Butler THE BOSTON STORE BOYETT'S B&B CLEANERS BRAZDA CLINIC BROADWAY MOTEL - Mr. & Mrs. Roscoe Hopper, Hwy 80E BROWN'S PHARMACY BUCK WALLACE WELDING BULLDOG FLORAL - Main St. BULLDOG GRILL BULLDOG VIDEO - 107 W. Main BURDEN EQUIPMENT CO. - awnings, auto tops, seat covers, auto body & fender repair - 124 N. Austin BURTON-LINGO CO. - 124 Walnut St. BUSY BEE CONFECTIONARY - Mrs. J. Higdon BUTLER'S GULF - Robert Butler ______________________________________________________________ CAMPBELL FORD SALES, INC. - Newspaper ad CAMPBELL'S HUMBLE SERVICE STATION CANTRELL AND SONS FILLING STATION CAPPS STUDIO - Delbert Capps, Main St. C.E. BLACKWALL'S GULF SERVICE - Hwy 80 & Houston St. C.E. MADDOCKS INSURANCE CO. - 207 Main St. C.E. MAY - Agent - insurance - Guaranty Bank Bldg. C.H. DUNLAP JEWELRY & OPTICAL CHET'S SERVICE STATION Chicken Inn CHICKEN INN (LONE STAR CHICKEN INN) - Wallace's Fine Chicken C.J. MOORE AUTO MART CITY FLORAL COMPANY CITY TAILORS CITIZENS STATE BANK CLARKE'S MOTOR CO. CLASSIE TAILORS - M. Born & Company CLUB CAFE CLYDE H. DAVIS JEWELRY Commercial State Bank COMMERCIAL STATE BANK - Main St. COMMUNITY PUBLIC SERVICE - Lee Dockery CORNER DRUG STORE C.P. CLOUD & SON WAREHOUSE - 210 Rusk St. CRAWFORD'S GARAGE - Lee Crawford CRAWFORD'S PHARMACY - Gholson Hotel CRAWFORD-DOSS REXALL DRUG Crawford Drug Crawford Drug CRAWFORD REXALL STORE (OIL CITY PHARMACY) CRAWLEY MOTOR CO. ______________________________________________________________ DON ERVIN JEWELRY - Don Ervin D&D SIGN SERVICE D.E. PULLEY - D.E. Pulley (owner) DEFFEBACH GARAGE - Vernon Deffebach (owner) DEWEY COX, JR. DR PEPPER COMPANY - 110 Pine St., W.W. Jowers DIXIE GRILL (1948-1950) Brownie & Jean King DR. MARSHELL E. JOLLY - 107 N. Austin St. DUKE & AYERS - Main St. DURHAM - PETTITT COMPANY - jewelry, Records & Sheet Music ______________________________________________________________ EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME - 211 Pine St. E.H. & A DAVIS CLOTHING E.L. MARTIN AND CO. ELLIOTT MOTOR CO. - Hwy. 80 ELROD'S PAINT CENTER - 111 W. Main EL RANCHO COFFEE SHOP - Raymond Bryan ______________________________________________________________ F&B CAFE F & W INDUSTRIES - 1405 Foch FABRICS & NOTIONS FALK GROCERY & GAS - Gus Falk (owner) FERGUSON'S DRY CLEANING & LAUNDRY American Aggregate plant FEATHERLITE PLANT (American Aggregate) - closed in 1988 FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSN. FOX'S GENERAL STORE - 200 W. Main St., Peggy & Oral Fox FREDDY'S GARAGE & MACHINE SHOP - Hwy 80 E Frigid Queen FRIGID QUEEN (FRIGID BAR) - Tom Miller, O.L. Justice Newspaper ad FROZEN FOOD LOCKER FUNDERBURG FORD SALES - Pine & Rusk ______________________________________________________________ GARY'S AUTOMOTIVE - Hwy 80 W, Gary Harton GENERAL BEVERAGES OF TEXAS GEORGE FALLS AUTO REPAIR - George Falls GERALD DUGAN GULF PRODUCTS GHOLSON BARBER SHOP - Main St. GHOLSON COFFEE SHOP - Main St. GHOLSON HOTEL - Main St. GLOBE CLOTHIERS - 220 Main St., Saule Perlstein GOAD MOTOR CO. - Buick, Cadillac GOLDEN FLORIST GOOD EAT'S BAKERY - Mr. & Mrs. Odus Carwile GREEENWOOD AUTO PARTS - Waymond & JoAnn Greenwood GREER'S BOOT SHOP - J.H. Greer, 205 Main St. (later, Greer's Western Store) - Jerry Bob & Pat Greer GULLAHORN MOTOR CO. - Hudson, Essex GUESS SERVICE CENTER - 101 Main St. ______________________________________________________________ H & C SUPER MARKET H&R FEED - Dave Hummingston/Bill Riehle HAGAMAN REFINING CORP. - filling station - SW corner of Pine & Rusk Streets HAIR 1 SALON - Hwy 80 W HAMILL'S INC. HARMAN'S - drugs, sundries, toilet goods, Main & Commerce HARRELL'S CAFE HARRIS CONSTRUCTION - John T. Harris, Jr. HARRY WARNER'S MEAT MARKET HARV-AL ATHLETIC MFG. - 409 W. Main HEID BROTHERS MERCFANTILE CO. - Purina Chicken Feeds-111 E. Main HESS GROCERY - 207 N. Austin St. HICKS DRUG STORE - 300 Main St. HIGDON CAFE - Main St. HOME IMPROVEMENT CENTER - 105 N. Commerce HOTEL ORNDORFF ______________________________________________________________ ICE CREAM PARLOR - Main St. IZETTA'S BEAUTY SHOPPE ______________________________________________________________ JACOBS DEPARTMENT STORE JACOBY'S WELDING SHOP - Max Jacoby (owner), Hwy. 80W J.C. CARTER INSURANCE SERVICE - 220 Main St. J.C. PENNEY'S DEPARTMENT STORE - Main St. J.C. SMITH - Hosiery J.H. MEAD - stationery and office supplies, 115 Main St. JIGGS CAFE - Main St. J.M. WHITE & COMPANY - clothing JOE DENNIS AUTO WORKS JOHNSON APPLIANCE CO. - J.D. Johnson, 305 Main St. JOSEPH'S DRY GOODS - 208 Main St. JOY DRY CLEANERS - Bertha Goforth ______________________________________________________________ KEEN KOLA BOTTLING CO. - 316 Hodges St. KEN UMBERSON, JEWELER KILLINGSWORTH'S FUNERAL HOME - Floyd Killingsworth Killingsworth's Hardware KILLINGSWORTH'S HARDWARE - Floyd Killingsworth King's Cafe KING'S CAFE - (1950-1962) - Brownie & Jean King, 107 Main St. KING'S COVE - M.L. King, drive-in, hamburgers & fries with male carhops, Hwy 80 King's Drive-In KING'S DRIVE-IN - (1945-1946) Brownie & Jean King KING INSURANCE AGENCY - Opal King Newspaper ad KYL - SALES WELDING & FABRICATION - W. I-20 ______________________________________________________________ LAWS PREMIER STATION - Hwy. 80 LEE ELECTRIC COMPANY L.E. GRAY BARBER SHOP LEVEILLE MOTOR CO. - Morris Leveille LEVEILLE-MAHER MOTOR CO. - Lincoln & Ford LIBERTY THEATRE LILLIE'S LINDA'S BEAUTY SHOP - 118 N. Austin LLOYD CLEM INC. Lone Starr Chicken Inn Enlarge photo LONE STAR CHICKEN INN & TOURIST COURT - owned & operated by Mr. & Mrs. L.E. Wallace LONE STAR GAS CO. - 316 Main St. LOU WILLIAMS & SON MEAT MARKET L.L. BRUCE LIFE INSURANCE L.R. PEARSON, ATTORNEY ______________________________________________________________ MA'S CAFE MADDOX FINA SERVICE STATION - Hwy 80 West MANN'S GROCERY - Walter Mann, 1968-19186 MATHENA'S FLORAL (RANGER CITY) - Trady Baker & R.V. Mathena, 420 Alice MATHEWS PHARMACY & MEDICAL SERVICES - 117 W. Main MCCLESKEY HOTEL - Main and Austin MILLER'S CARPET & CONSTRUCTION - 112 Elm Street, owners: Truman & Jane Miller Mills Grocery Store MILLS GROCERY STORE MISSION GARAGE - 417 Main St. MATTHEWS SUPPLY CO. MISS RANGER CAFE MODERN DRY CLEANING PLANT - Rogers Brothers MODERNE STUDIO - 307-A Main St., Delbert Capps Montgomery Wards MONTGOMERY WARDS MORRIS CAMPBELL'S HUMBLE STATION MORRIS FUNERAL HOME - 114 N. Marston St. MOTHERS'S EAT SHOP - school supplies, candies, ice cream MOTTS FIVE & TEN ______________________________________________________________ NEAL'S LAUNDRY NEVILLE MACHINE SHOP - 406 Hwy 80 E ______________________________________________________________ O.D. BUNTON BARBER SHOP - 304 Main St. OGDEN'S STEAM LAUNDRY - 908 Blackwell Rd., Bill Ogden OILBELT MOTOR CO. INC. - Chevrolet & Studebaker cars OIL CITIES ELECTRIC CO. - Light & Power - 322 Main OIL CITY PHARMACY - 117 Main St. O.K. GRAY MANUFACTURER O.K. GROCERY & MARKET - 501 W. Main St. O.L. CANTRELL & SONS SERVICE STATION - Pine & Austin OLNEY SAVINGS & LOAN - became First American Bank OUTLAW'S CONVENIENCE STORE - 500 W. Main St. OWENS GULF SERVICE - Hwy 80 & Tiffin Rd ______________________________________________________________ PAGE PLUMBING & HEATING PARAMOUNT COFFEE SHOP PARAMOUNT PHARMACY PARAMOUNT HOTEL & COFFEE SHOP - Main St. PARRACK BOOKKEEPING TAX SERVICE - 205 E. Main PENN SERVICE STATION PEOPLE'S STATE BANK - became First Financial Bank - 106 Main St. PHILLIPS DRUG STORE PIERCE VIDEO - Sherry Pierce PIPKIN'S PIGGLY-WIGGLY PIGGLY WIGGLY THE PLUMBER - William N. McDonald Porkey Pig PORKEY PIG - L.N. & Raymond Bryan PREMIER OIL CO. - David D. Pickrell PROMPT PRINTING CO. - McCleskey Hotel Bldg. PULLEY JEWELRY - 203 Main St., D.E. Pulley PULLEY'S INSURANCE AGENCY ______________________________________________________________ QUALITY FOOD MARKET - Luther Loudemay, owner ______________________________________________________________ RANGER AUTO PARTS - Gaston Dixon, Main St. RANGER BOOKKEEPING - 911 E. Loop 254 RANGER BUS STATION & COFFEE SHOP - Ralph Lockwood, 221 Walnut RANGER BUILDING & LOAN ASSOCIATION RANGER CAFE - Nottingham Brothers RANGER CLINIC RANGER DISTILLED WATER COMPANY - 316 Hodges St. Ranger Drive-In RANGER DRIVE-IN - Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Rapp Newspaper add Ranger Cleaners RANGER DRY CLEANERS RANGER DRY CLEANING PLANT - Mae & Jessie Weaver, 122 S. Austin St. RANGER FARM STORE - Crawley/John & Ann Tibbels, Pine & Rusk St. RANGER FLORAL (CITY FLORAL) - 401 Main St., Mrs. R.V. Mathena RANGER FROZEN FOOD CENTER - Morris Newnham RANGER FURNITURE EXCHANGE - 123 N. Rusk St.- Colonel Brashier, Felton Brashier, Pete Brashier, Tommy Brashier RANGER HILL CAFE - Emery & Ovella Ford, Hwy 80E RANGER IRON WORKS - L.D. (Spud) Summers RANGER JEWELRY CO. Calvin Brown RANGER LUMBER & SUPPLY - Calvin Brown & Earl Brown RANGER MATTRESS FACTORY - 205 N. Austin St., Millard Herweck RANGER PASTRY SHOP RANGER PEANUT CO. - T.C. Wylie RANGER PLUMBING - Ranger Hill, Hwy 80 East RANGER POTTERY CO. - specializers in art pics, 520 Strawn Rd. RANGER RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION - Guaranty Bank Building RANGER STATE BANK - Hall Walker RANGER SAVINGS & LOAN - became Olney Savings & Loan RANGER SHOE COMPANY - 206 Main Street RANGER STEAM LAUNDRY - Mr. & Mrs. L.T. Rushing RANGER SWEET SHOP & CRAFTS RANGER TIMES (in Ranger) RANGER TIRE SHOP RANGER TRANSFER & STORAGE COMPANY - B.D. Clark RANGER TRANSIT CO. RANGER WELL SERVICE - LEE Roy Pearson RATILIFF FEED & SEED - Hwy 80 East REFLECTIONS BEAUTY SALON - Betty Williams ROBINSON FOOD MARKET - R.V. Robinson ROBINSON SERVICE CENTER Ross Drug Store ROSS DRUG STORE RUTHERFORD MOTOR CO. ______________________________________________________________ SANDERS-COLEGROVE HARDWARE CO. SARCO SOUTHWEST ATHLETIC REPAIR CO. SCOTT-BURR STORE SCISSORS TAIL - Joy Austin/Donna Crew SEARS CATALOG STORE - Fran & Betty Miller (owners) SERVICE PIPELINE SHELTON'S ICE CREAM PARLOR SHUGART'S STUDIO SIMM'S TOBACCO & CANDY CO. SIMMONS SERVICE STATION SINCLAIR REFINING CO. - Jack Blackwell SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION - A.L. Stiles SIVALLS MOTOR COMPANY Smart Shop SMART SHOP - Audrey Yonker SOCIAL SCIENCE LABORATORIES, INC. - A.W. Warford & Hall Walker SOUTHERN ICE CO. SPEED'S BAKERY SPEED HARDWARE - David & Janice Speed (owners) STAFFORD DRUG CO. - 212 Main St. STAFFORD MOTOR CO. - Pink Stafford, Hwy 80 STARR'S STATE FARM INSURANCE CO. - 117 Mesquite, J.C. Carter STILES SERVICE STATION STILES YOUTH SHOP - 203A Main St. STRONG'S FLORAL CO. STRONG'S MOTOR CO. SUNDANCE CLUB - Bob, Sylvia, Robert & Susan Butler SWANEY'S PHARMACY - 215 Main St. SWEETBRIAR SHOP SWOVELAND'S CAFE ______________________________________________________________ TEXACO INCORPORATIOD - R.J. Caraway TEXACO SERVICE STATION - Bob Bailey, Main & Commerce TEXAS DRUG TEXAS ELECTRIC SERVICE CO., Austin St. TEXAS SERVICE STATION - Dean Crawley THARPE FURNITURE COMPANY THE BARBECUE PIT - Woody Gryder & Gene Townsend THE BOSTON STORE (Joseph & Hasser) The Shopping Center of Ranger THE CREST STORE - school supplies THE FAIR, INC - shoes THE GUARANTY ICE CREAM PARLOR - A.L. Shelton THE GUSHER - Bob & Sylvia Powell Butler THE HOUSE OF COLOR - Jack Williams, Hwy. 80 THE JAMESONS - meats & groceries - 211 Main St. THE SCISSOR TAIL - 126 N. Austin, Donna Crew & Joy Archer THE STORE - 520 W. Main St. THE TOGGERY TIBBELS HARDWARE TIMES PUBLISHING CO. TOMMIE'S GROCERY - Mr. & Mrs. T.J. Huling TONY LEWIS BARBER SHOP - Tony Lewis TOWER THEATER - Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Rapp TRADERS GROCERY STORE ______________________________________________________________ USSERY REFRIGERATION & ELECTRIC - John Ussery U.W. BLANCHARD & SON - meats, fancy groceries - 326 Pine St. ______________________________________________________________ VASQUEZ'S CONOCO - Hwy 80 E VALLIANT'S - (Flowers) 109 N. Austin St. VERNE PETERSON NURSERY & PEST CONTROL Newspaper ad VINSON TV & APPLIANCE - 116 Main St. ______________________________________________________________ W.C. PFAEFFLE GIFTS W.E. DAVIS - jewelry, music WESTGATE TIRE & BATTER CO. - corner of Pine & Rusk WEST TEXAS COACHES WEST TEXAS CLINIC & HOSPITAL - D.T. Wier/P.M. Kuykendall WEST TEXAS ELECTRIC CO. - 216 Main St. WESTERN AUTO STORE - Betty & Ken Lewis WESTERN AUTO - O.A. Fox, Ken Lewis WHITE AUTO STORE - Byron Gailey, 311 Main St. WILLIAMS HARDWARE & FIX-IT SHOP - Addie and Miley Williams WINNIE PIRKLE BEAUTY SHOP WITT'S GROCERY STORE W.L. BOURDEAU BUILDING CONTRACTOR Woods Market WOODS GROCERY - Orville Woods, Young St. WORTH FOOD MART W.R. PICKERING LUMBER CO. ______________________________________________________________ Young Age Shop YOUNG AGE SHOP YOUNG'S BEAUTY SHOP ______________________________________________________________