Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1960

Robert Brister ROBERT LAWRENCE BRISTER, 70, a resident of Ranger, TX, passed away on Sept. 6, 2012, while visiting relatives in Las Vegas, NV. Robert was born May 22, 1942, in Doniphan, MO, & attended schools in Ranger, TX in the Class of 1960 until the middle of the 10th grade when his family moved to Holtville, CA. He joined the U.S. Air Force at age 17 and served 14 years, with his last duty station being the Pentagon in Washington, DC. He married Nieves Annette Primeau in 1969. He is survived by their daughter, Joy Ann Skierka and her husband Tom Skierka of Tulsa, OK, and their children: two grandsons, T. J. and Frank and three granddaughters, Shannon, Allison, and Jaclyn. He is also survived by four sisters & three brothers: Joan Thayer (RHS-1962) of Ranger, TX; Linda Allen of Las Vegas, NV; Judy and Rollie Klingenstein of Pahrump, NV; Karla and Mitch McIntire of Pahrump, NV; Ralph and Darcy Brister of Pahrump; Bill and Loretta Brister of Ranger; and Grover and Barbara Brister of Ranger. In addition, his many nieces, nephews, and cousins will also miss him. He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Brister (1995), & mother Cathern Gerrish Brister (2007).