Ranger Exes Memorial - Others

JESSE C. "PETE" HATHCOCK, 82, life long resident of Ranger passed away on Aug. 21, 2004. Burial was with military honors was at Colony Cemetery. Mr. Hathcock was born on Aug. 21, 1922 in Ranger, TX, to Charley E. & Nannie Gladys (Thomas) Hathcock. He was a graduate of Colony High School in 1939 as a salutatorian. He attended 2 years of college at John Tarleton College. He then entered the Army Air Corps serving during World War II in Hawaii as an aircraft mechanic. He was a rancher all of his life. He married Joyanne Smith (RHS-1959) in Feb. of 1989 at Ranger. Pete was a member of the Eastside Church of Christ. He was also a member of the local Farm Bureau and served in all offices over the years. Pete is survived by his wife Joyanne S. Hoover Hathcock of Ranger, step-children Scott Hoover of Ranger, John Hoover and wife Pamela of Weatherford, TX, and Valerie Cook and husband Jay of China Spring, TX. Brothers John Thomas Hathcock and wife Winnie of Fort Worth, TX, Buster Clyde Hathcock and wife Betty of Ranger, sisters Mary Ann Guess of Fort Worth, and Joy Key and husband Glen of Aledo, TX. Five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Numerous nieces & nephews.