Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1961

Gene White CARL EUGENE "GENE" WHITE, JR., 70, was born in Ranger, TX on June 15, 1943 to Carl and Helen Hatfield (RHS-1938) White, and died at his home in Archer City, TX on Aug. 21, 2013, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. Gene attended Young School and Ranger High School in the Class of 1961-1963. He served for 5 years in the 7th Infantry Division's 15th Artillery of the U.S. Army, and served in Korea. He then began building houses until 1984 when he became employed for the railroad. He was a foreman on the track gang until he was injured and had to retire from BNSF Railroad. He moved to Archer City and opened J&T Barbecue and later the Chalk Hill Grill where he worked until his retirement. He was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Ranger. His favorite pastime was hunting and fishing. He and Tommie Jean Huddleston were married in 1983 in Ranger. She preceded him in death on March 5, 2002. He was also preceded in death by his parents and younger brother, Donnie White (RHS-1974). At the time of his death, he was survived by his daughter & grandson, Misty Berend & Tanner Aldridge of Archer City, brother Charles White (RHS-1960) of Ranger, and one sister Linda Kay White Miller (RHS-1967) & husband, Joe of Wichita Falls, TX.