Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1943 RJC

John McKelvain JOHN LEE MCKELVAIN, age 86, of Gulfport, MS, died July 24, 2012 in Gulfport. He was born December 16, 1925 in Moran, TX & had been a resident of Gulfport for 50 years. He was a graduate of Ranger High School in the Class of 1943 & Ranger College at Ranger, TX, Washington University, the School of George Warren Brown Social Work, St. Louis, MO, & Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth, TX. He was a charter member of NASW and served 31 years as a social worker for the VA both at Gulfport & Biloxi. He was an avid golfer and bridge player and a member of the Great Southern Club. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Mr. McKelvain was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Hardie McKelvain and Linnie Mae Andrews; his wife, Edna Jean Morton McKelvain (RHS-1943); and a son, Mark Alan McKelvain; a sister, Avis McKelvain Preslar (RHS-1935); a brother, J.H. McKelvain (RHS- 1940) and is survived by a son, Ken Morton McKelvain.