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Billy Ragsdale

June 5, 1937 — March 6, 2019

Billy Ragsdale


Billy Lee " Dooker" Ragsdale, 81, lifelong resident of Junction, passed from this life March 6, 2019 at his residence.

Dooker was born June 5, 1937 to George Calloway and Eva Josephine (Goodall) Ragsdale. He was a hard worker, who owned and operated the Fina Station in Junction for many years before working 15+ years at the West Bear Creek General Store. Dooker was a talented rock layer, and laid all the rock around his house that was brought to his home from Bennett Hill. He was an avid fisherman, and once caught a 70lb catfish in our local waters. Dooker was a lifetime member of the Methodist church.
Dooker is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Bennett Ragsdale.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife of 38 years, Peggy D. Ragsdale; step-sons, Robert Darnell of San Antonio and Michael Darnell of Florida; seven grandchildren; brother, Bob Ragsdale and wife Reba of Bryan; sister-in-law, Sue Ragsdale of Voss; brother-in-law, Rick Smith and wife Debra; nieces, Sha Ragsdale and husband Johnny, Cathy Chitwood, Cheryl Fickey and husband James; nephew, Jim Bob Ragsdale; numerous great-nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church with Rev. Jim Barker and Charles Hagood officiating. Interment will follow at Copperas Cemetery.

Visitation will be held 5-7:00 PM, Friday at Kimble Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Kenneth Bannowsky, Jimmy Bannowsky, Tom Johnston, Ford Johnston, Kincaid Johnston, Jay Williams, and Josh Cantrell. Honorary pallbearer will be Millard "Onie" Bennett.

Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kimble Funeral Home. (325) 446-3076


Visitation Schedule

Kimble Funeral Home
1010 College Street
Junction, TX  76849
Friday, March 8, 2019
5-7 PM
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Service Schedule

Funeral Services
First Presbyterian Church
201 S. 11th
Junction, TX  76849
Saturday, March 9, 2019
1 PM
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Burial Schedule

Copperas Cemetery
FM 1674
Kimble County, TX  76849
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Memorial Contributions

Kimble County Museum
PO Box 271
Junction, TX 76849

Memorial Contributions

Meals on Wheels
404 College St.
Junction, TX 76849

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