Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1949

Marvin Wilson MARVIN DWANE WILSON, 17, was killed on a drilling rig in July of 1950 in New Mexico. He was born Aug. 20, 1932 in Ranger, TX. He graduated from Ranger High School in 1949 and was senior class president. He attended Midwestern University at Wichita Falls. Marvin was in grade school at Hodges Oak Park. At Midwestern, he was the only freshman to letter on the varsity football team. His parents were Lillie Myrtle Young and Julius Marvin Wilson of Ranger. He had two brothers; Merrill B. Wilson (RHS-1940) and Harry L. Wilson (RHS-1947); one sister Mrs. Irene Wilson Meredith. School-mates from Ranger High School and Midwestern University were honorary pall-bearers. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger.