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.