Ranger Exes Memorial - Others

Ken Parrack KENNETH EUGENE PARRACK, 75, of Ranger, TX and formerly of Garber, OK, was the son of Harley E. & Mary J. (Moore) Parrack. He was born Feb. 14, 1929 in Garber, OK, and died on July 6, 2004 at his home, with burial at the Garber Cemetery in Garber, OK. At a young age, Kenneth moved to Missouri where he attended school. In 1945, he enlisted in the U.S. Marines and served in the military until 1948. After his honorable discharge from military service, Kenneth returned to Garber to complete his high school education. After graduating in 1950, he married Anne Hayes and enrolled at Oklahoma A&M, now Oklahoma State University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting in 1954. After graduating from college, Kenneth moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma where he was employed until he accepted employment as a controller for J.L. Williams Company in Dallas. Kenneth had an entrepreneur's spirit. He had owned and operated a miniature golf course, an earthworm farm, a restaurant, a convenience store and Bubba's Liquor Store. At the time of his death, he owned and operated a bookkeeping and tax service in Ranger where he was still actively serving his clients. He served the citizens of Ranger three terms as Finance Chairman and two terms as Mayor on the City Commission. He also had served as president of the Kiwanis Club and worked with the Chamber of Commerce. His parents and one granddaughter preceded him in death. Kenneth is survived by his wife, Anne; three children, Frank Parrack and his wife Paula of Garland, Nakita Parrack of Ranger & Bill Parrack of Plano; three grandchildren, Kyle Parrack and Leslie and Kathryn Sager and her husband Cameron, all of Garland, and Jessie Anne Marie Parrack; and one great-grandchild, Alyson Parrack, of Garland.