GERALD LEROY DEMPSEY, 54, of Ranger, died at Hendrick
Medical Center in Abilene in October of 1997. Interment
was in Bullock Cemetery near Ranger, TX.
Mr. Dempsey was born Feb. 11, 1943 to Dora Beatrice
Monroe and Levi Roy Dempsey and reared in Ranger. He
also attended Gallaudet College for the Deaf in Washington,
DC, was a house parent at the Maryland School for the
Deaf in Maryland and he attended electronics school in
Austin. He married Anita Comstock in 1971. Mr. Dempsey
worked for Terra Firma Tile Co. in Cisco in maintenance
and for Thrift Mart Supermarket in Eastland.
Survivors at the time of his death include his wife,
Anita Dempsey of Ranger; his daughter, Paula McDowell
of Clyde; his sister, Carolyn Allen (RHS-1964) of
Stephenville; and two grandchildren, Amber & Johnny
McDowell of Clyde.