Joseph Aguillard Ragland, Sr. died December 21, 2012 at home in Angleton. He was born June 1, 1917 in Beaumont, Texas. He was the son of Anita Aguillard Ragland Schmitz and Herman Ragland. His beloved step-father George Schmitz always cared for him as if he were his own. He and his wife June moved to Angleton from Beaumont in August, 1967, where he purchased the Chrysler/Plymouth dealership. He is pre-deceased by his wife of 72 years, June Allen Ragland, whom he considered his greatest teacher, also by granddaughter, Lydia Lee Mann and brother-in-law Jack Parker. Survivors include daughter June A. Ragland Mann, son Joe A Ragland, Jr. & wife Lynda, sisters, Anita S. Moore of Monterry Park CA, Frances S. Holt & Virginia S. Parker both of Palm Springs, CA. and numerous grand children, great and great-great grandchildren and extended family. Memorials may be made to Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church 1713 N. Tinsley, Angleton,Tx 77515. Visitation will be from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2012 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, with Funeral Mass following on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at. Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Arrangements by Palms Funeral Home ~ Angleton, Texas 979-849-4343 Online condolences may be sent to www.palmsfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 27, 2012