Ranger Exes Memorial - Others

DON EDDLEMAN, 67, of LaCasa Community in TX passed away March 13, 2003, with burial was in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Don was born on October 1, 1935 in Whitney, TX, to Rosa Lela Stuard and John Frank Eddleman. He grew up in Brecken- ridge, graduating high school there. He attended Vocational Industrial Clubs of America & received a teaching certificate through the University of Texas. Don taught school in Fort Worth Independent School District for 1 year, deciding to go to work as a welder and foreman for General Dynamics for the next 20 years. He married Beverley Gailey (RHS-1956) on August 2, 1957 at the Gailey ranch. Don returned to LaCasa Community in 1974 after retiring from General Dynamics to work as a self employed welder and rancher. Later he and Beverley formed D&B Oil & Gas, and he continued to work this business until his illness. Don was a member of the Strawn Masonic Lodge #906 AF & AM for 45 yrs. serving as Past Master. He was a member of the New Hope Baptist Church. Don will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved spending time outdoors with his family, children and grandchildren fishing and hunting. Don is survived by his wife of 45 years Beverley Eddleman of LaCasa Community; a daughter, Donna Eddleman and fiancÚ Robert Rice of Breckenridge and Eastland; a son, Barry Ray Eddleman (RHS-1982) and current principal of Ranger High School), and wife Gina of LaCasa Community; a daughter, Brenda Eddleman Bradford (RHS-1984) and husband Cody of LaCasa Community; a brother Jack Eddleman and wife Mary of Arlington; & 9 grand- children and many nieces and nephews. BROTHER: JACK EDDLEMAN went to be with Jesus on Nov. 12, 2007, with interment at Mount Zion Cemetery, Caddo, TX. Jack was born to Frank & Lela Eddleman on Jan. 18, 1941, in Whitney. He moved to the family ranch in Ranger when he was 5 years old. Jack graduated in 1959 from Breckenridge High School, where he met his wife of 48 years, Mary Lou Tiarks. They married and moved to Fort Worth where he attended UTA nearby. He was a successful salesman and real estate investor. Jack was a dedicated man whose greatest joys were God, his love for his family, friends, food, watching westerns, coin collecting and spending time at the ranch with his family. He has been given a higher calling to join the Lord in His Kingdom. He brought love, smiles and joy to all of our lives. He will be loved and missed by all of us. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, and brother, Don Eddleman. Survivors: His wife, Mary Lou Eddleman; children, Stephen Lee Eddleman and daughter-in-law, Debbie Eddleman, Larry Glenn Eddleman and daughter-in-law, Tiffany Eddleman, Jacqueline Kay Eddleman-Browning and Robert Wayne Eddleman and daughter-in- law, Tanya Eddleman; and grandchildren, Lance Glenn Eddleman, Dresden Elizabeth Eddleman, Forrest Hunter Browning and Sierra Jordan Browning.