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 Gary Wayne Ragston, Jr

Gary Wayne Ragston, Jr

Birth
Brenham, Washington County, Texas, USA
Death May 2013 (aged 25)
Brenham, Washington County, Texas, USA
Burial Chappell Hill, Washington County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 111816603 · View Source
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Gary Wayne Ragston Jr., 25, of Brenham, passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 1, in the Brenham High School auditorium, 525 A.H. Ehrig Drive, Brenham. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 31, at the New Beginning MBC, 2105 FM 2935, Brenham. Interment will be at Leathie Howard Cemetery in Chappell Hill.

Gary Wayne Ragston Jr. was born in Brenham, Texas, to Garry Wayne Ragston Sr. and Beverly Crawford. He was the oldest of three children. He accepted Christ at an early age when he joined the Church of Christ Way Temple under the leadership of pastor the Rev. Wayne Davis. He graduated from Brenham High School in 2006 where he was a standout football player. He continued education later at Blinn College and Tarleton State University.

Wayne Jr. as he was called, was well known in the community and could make anyone laugh, for his comedy came natural. He never met a stranger because he could and would talk to anyone. He loved children and they would cling to him and love back. He was a great mentor and would help anyone in need.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Beverly Eland Crawford; grandfather, Luther Ragston; grandmother, Callie Mae Crawford-Montgomery; great-grandparents, Murray Lea Williams, Johnny Swearingen, Ada and Willie Johnson; aunt, Brenda Joyce; uncles, Donald Crawford and Walter Earl Johnson "coo-coo"; and cousins, Ray Crawford Jr. and Masheeka Johnson.

Survivors include son, Trevor Curtis Ray; father, Garry Wayne Ragston Sr.; sisters, Lisa and Leslie Crawford; grandmother, Edna Ragston; grandfather ,Earl Johnson; nieces, De'Avia Renae Hall, Ke'Mauri Lashay Jenkins, and Arianah Lewis; nephews, Ke'shawn LaMarion Villareal and Rylan Lewis; special brother, Ryan Lewis; godparents, Alex and Amy Colvin; special mentors Tim Oehrlein and Glen West; other relatives and many friends.

Brenham Banner Press: 5/30/2013...S12


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  • Created by: Ruth M. Brown
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111816603
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gary Wayne Ragston, Jr (20 Aug 1987–May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111816603, citing Leathie Howard Community Cemetery, Chappell Hill, Washington County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ruth M. Brown (contributor 46796546) .