Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1931

James Phillips JAMES DONALD PHILLIPS, 82, died June 30, 1996, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. He was born on March 20, 1914 in Rotan, TX to Orus L. & Alice Phillips. By 1920, the Phillips had moved to Ranger and lived in the Gholson Edition. James attended Ranger schools and graduated from Ranger High School in 1931. He was an accomplished golfer who played his golf at the old Ranger Country Club. James won the prestigious West Texas Amateur Golf tournament in 1932. He later married Bernice Lillian Reuwer (RHS-1935). They moved to Tulsa, OK in the early to mid-fifties. Their children were Jerry Don Phillips, Martha Phillips, & Christine Merritt.