Ranger Exes Memorial - RHS Class of 1965 RJC

Pat Jameson KENNETH WIER "PAT" JAMESON was born in Ranger, TX on Dec. 4, 1946 to Kenneth Clair Wier (RHS-1930) and Aubrey Murl Jameson. He was a member of the Ranger High School Class of 1965. Pat died on Oct. 16, 1983, at the age of 36. He attended San Marcos Military Academy. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Viet Nam conflict and was stationed at Hill AFB in Ogden, Utah, and overseas in the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam. Pat married Rosemary Carter in Winona, Mississippi, in June of 1967. He and his wife returned to Ranger after his discharge in 1968 where they attended Ranger Jr. College. They moved to Stephenville where both attended Tarleton State & Pat became interested in aviation, taking flying lessons and becoming a licensed pilot. They had two daughters: Patricia Ann "Trish" Jameson (RHS-1990) at Stephenville & Katherine Ellen Jameson at Downey, CA. Tragically, Patricia Ann, was killed in April of 1986, at the age of 14, during a tornado at Kilgore while visiting an aunt. She was attending Ranger Jr. High and would have been in the graduating Class of 1990. Katherine Ellen Jameson graduated Valedictorian with the RHS Class of 1994 and married Carl Barker, Jr., also of that class. They have three sons including a set of twins. Her husband Carl is the son of Paula Barker, a teacher in the Ranger school system, and Carl Barker, Sr. Pat was employed by the Swift Food Company and the family lived in Corpus Christi, Memphis, Portland and Los Angeles before returning to Ranger where Pat worked at a multitude of jobs, including the police force and as a welder. He died in Oct. of 1983 of coronary artery disease after undergoing bypass surgery. Rosemary Carter Jameson later married Stan Harper.