Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1955 RJC

Eddie Joe Janes EDDIE JOE JANES went to the Lord on Aug. 21, 2022, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. He was 86 and was born in Ranger on June 17, 1963. Eddie Joe graduated from Ranger High School in 1955 playing on the 1953 Bulldog State Football team. He attended Ranger Jr. College and three years at Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, TX where he met his future wife, Brenda Carolyn Brooks (RHS-1958), whom later passed in 2019. Eddie was also in the Army National Guard of the U.S. and Army National Guard of Texas, he was honorably discharge with grade and rank of SP4 E4 in 1962 after serving 6 years. Eddie then worked various jobs until he settled into Hunt Petroleum Corporation and then retired in 1988. After retirement they joined the shiftless Sam's RV Club with their two small white poodles, Boomer & Napoleon, they traveled the country enjoying life to the fullest. When he wasn't RVing he was fishing, hunting, or singing and playing his guitar. Eddie was often told he strongly resembled Elvis, which resulted in his incredible smile, laughter and sparkling eyes. Eddie was one of the sweetest, kindest, and giver of himself that his family ever knew. He was loved by all who knew him, as he loved them all back. Eddie left behind four nieces, Linda, Brenda, Carol, and Karen; two nephews, Bobby & Ronnie; great-niece, Shonna; and great nephew, Jesse. He will be greatly missed, however, we have so many precious memories of our times together, we will always be reminiscing about him. May he rest in peace until we meet again, you will always be in our hearts!