Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1963

Dillard Jacoby DILLARD WAYNE JACOBY, 77 of Ranger, TX passed away Nov. 17, 2021 in Mansfield, TX, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. Mr. Jacoby was born July 3, 1944 in Ranger, TX to Walter Jacoby & Nannie Margaret (Hubbard) Jacoby. He graduated from Ranger High School in 1963. He married Patricia Whatley in Feb. of 1993 in Eastland, TX. He worked for Texas Department of Public Safety, U-Way, Superior Heat, Wright Corporation, & retired from Georgia Pacific in 1988. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nannie & Walter Jacoby; and wife, Patricia Jacoby. Siblings were Betty Jacoby Cannon, Harold Jacoby (RHS-1947), LeRoy Jacoby (RHS-1941), Katy Jacoby Boston (RHS-1948), Otis Ray Jacoby (RHS-1956), Walter Lee Jacoby, Raymond Jacoby, Bobby Jean Jacoby, & Margaret Jacoby Campbell (RHS-1944). Survivors include daughters, Misty Henline (Bradley) of Granbury, TX, and April Jacoby of Ranger; grandsons, Brandon West (Tanaisha), Christopher West (Andrea), Dustin Jacoby, and Corbyn Wells; granddaughters, Jordon Jacoby, and Destiny Wells; great-grandsons and great-granddaughters, Jonathan, Bentley, Tatum, Khloi, Willow, Grayson, Zeke, and Reagan; sister, Dorothy Jacoby Wright (RHS-1959); sisters-in-law, Edwina Whatley and Cynthia Whatley; and numerous nieces and nephews. WIFE: PATRICIA WHATLEY JACOBY, 59, passed from this life on Feb. 20, 2018 surrounded by her loving family, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery at Ranger, TX. Patricia was born July 8, 1958 in Glen Rose, TX to William Thomas Whatley & Mary Ellen Birdsong Whatley. She married Dillard Wayne Jacoby (RHS-1963) in Feb. of 1993 in Ranger. Before marrying Dillard she worked for Volkswagen of America. After moving to Ranger she worked as an aide for Home Health. Patricia loved the outdoors and picking up pecans. She loved garage sales and weekend trade days and playing games on her cell phone including puzzles. She is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Dillard Jacoby of Ranger, daughters; Misty Henline and husband Bradley of Granbury and April Wells and husband David of Arkansas, 6 grandchildren; Brandon West (Tanaisha), Christopher West, Dustin Jacoby, Destiny Wells, Corbyn Wells, and Jordon Jacoby whom was raised by her precious grandmother, Patricia: also 5 great-grandkids. Patricia is also survived by 2 brothers; James Lewis of Saginaw, Richard Whatley of Wisconsin, 2 sisters; Rebecca West of Granbury and Edwina Whatley of Granbury, sisters-in-law, Cynthia Whatley of Ft. Worth, Dorothy Wright of Alvarado, & Betty Cannon of Oklahoma, 3 aunts; Ruth Hicks of Bridgeport, Wilma Sargent of Saginaw and Birdie Joe Cade of Tyler and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is also survived by 3 other daughters; Melissa O’Rouke, Lara Johnson (CJ), JoAnna O’Rouke and 8 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her mom and stepfather, Mary & Durwood Wylie, and her father and stepmother, William Thomas and Peggy Whatley & a brother, Eugene Whatley.