Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1945 RJC

W.K. Cooper W.K. "DUB" COOPER, 85, of The Woodlands in Eastland, TX, died Feb. 12, 2013, in Fort Worth, TX. Mr. Cooper was born Oct. 21, 1927, in Ranger, TX, to Ellis & Carrie (Waggoner) Cooper. He graduated from Ranger High School in 1945 and served in the U.S. Army in Japan during the end of World War II. After- wards, he received an associate's degree from Ranger Jr. College. He was employed by Texas Electric Service Co. for 34 years as a commercial and customer representative, most of that time in Breckenridge, where he also served as City Commissioner and president of the Breckenridge Rotary Club and Breckenridge High School Band Booster Club. He coached Little League baseball and girl's softball, was a member of the Stephens County Sheriff's Posse & authored "A Cowboy Chronicle: 100 (Mostly True) Tales of Life in Rural Texas." Mr. Cooper is preceded in death by his parents, sisters Norene Cooper Rourke (RHS-1937) & Geneva Jane Cooper Ham (RHS-1942), and his beloved wife, Estrella Mehaffey Cooper. He will be missed by his son Stevan, daughter-in-law Diane, and grandchildren Evan and Alia of Colorado Springs, CO; daughter Connie Post of Dayton, OH; and sister Marian Cooper Riggs (RHS-1939) of Hubbard, TX.