Ranger Exes Memorial - The Faculty

Don Martin DON T. MARTIN, 89, died on Dec. 21, 2003. Don was born Jan. 11, 1914, in Stamford, TX to Victor & Hattie Martin. He married Betty Jo Simpson in June of 1939 in Matador, & they lived in Hereford since 1946. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. Don graduated from Stamford High School & received his bachelor of science degree from East Texas State University in Denton. He also received a master's degree from West Texas A&M University in Canyon. He was a coach, high school principal, a junior high principal and a counselor. He worked for the Hereford Independent School District for 29 years. He also sold crop hail insurance for many years. He was on the Ranger High School faculty at Ranger, TX in 1944-1945, probably the coach, but full records are not available during that time. He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister. Survivors at the time of his death, include his wife; a son, Fred David Martin of Georgetown; a daughter, Nancy Jo Cwelich of Erie, CO; a sister, Fay Pundt of Houston; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.