Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1959 RJC

Charles David Wolford CHARLES DAVID WOLFORD SR., 80, of Ranger, TX passed away Jan. 23, 2022 after a short illness. He was born March 31, 1941 to Elizabeth (Betty) Davenport (RHS-1929) and Charles Ira Wolford in Ranger. He graduated from Ranger High School in 1959 and attended Ranger College. He was a proud member of the Ranger Bulldog Football team. "Once a Bulldog, always a Bulldog". He married Dixie Mae Durham and they moved to Merced, CA where his son Charles David Wolford Jr. was born. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, sister Annlee Wolford Kim (RHS-1954), and nephew Christopher Wolford Kim. He worked as a truck driver and a salesman for several years before starting his own Vending Company in Houston, TX. In 1991 he married Gay Ann Daskevich (RHS-1959), his high school sweet- heart and the Love of his life. It was a match made in heaven and they enjoyed 30 joyful and loving years together. In 2001 they returned to Ranger and Charles went to work for Edwards Funeral Homes where he worked until just weeks before his death. He never met anyone he couldn't have a conversation with. He had a sense of responsibility and care for all those he loved be it family, friends or coworkers. He will be missed for many reasons but his clarity, common sense and care for all those he loved will be chief among them. He is survived by his wife, Gay Ann, son Charles Wolford Jr., step-daughter Lorie Westover, grand- children Chris Johnson and wife Katy, Angie Cross and husband Brad, & Crystal Westover. Great-grand- children Cole Cross, Chloe Cross, Emma Johnson, Tank Johnson, Charli Ann Johnson, & Ally Ann Ewing; niece Vicki Dullye, nephew David Kim and many dear friends all of whom were very special to him.