Rev Rolson Ile “Ross” Blasingame

Rev Rolson Ile “Ross” Blasingame

Birth
Foss, Washita County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 21 Jul 1994 (aged 67)
White Deer, Carson County, Texas, USA
Burial Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA
Plot Colonial Blk E Lot 2 Space 3
Memorial ID 66262178 · View Source
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Rolson Ile Blasingame, Called "Ross", was born July 31, 1926 in Foss,Oklahoma.

He was born to Austin Ile Blasingame and Heptsie Gillam Blasingame.

They moved to Texas, then to Gallegos, New Mexico, early in Ross's life and he grew up on a ranch.

He attended High School in Logan, Quay County, New Mexico,
then he joined the army upon graduation.

He served in the Japanese theater, all-tho the war ended before he landed in Japan, he stayed there almost two years before comming home and working at the L.S. RANCH, in Tascosa, TEXAS.

That is where he met Mitzi Ann Mc Arthur - The Daughter Of:
Archie Ray "Mack" McArthur -
Find A Grave Memorial# 55216699 -
And
Waurane Athalee Shaw McArthur -
Find A Grave Memorial# 55216684 -
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When Mobil Oil was going to transfer Ross To Dallas, he chouse to quit as he did NOT want to raise his childern in a large city.

He had been preaching by appointment for the Wildorado, Texas Church of Christ. So he just went into preaching fulltime at the Adrian, Texas Church of Christ.

They moved to Adrian and lived there two years, then he preached for the Booker, Texas, Church of Christ for almost seventeen years, graduating both Of His childern from High School in Booker, Texas.

After that he and Mitzi moved to White Deer, Texas. he was their preacher and lived there over seven years. He retired and they moved back into a home they had built in White Deer, Texas.

He was NOT well, but did enjoy a little time in his shoe shop, as he made boots and did repair's, as a hobby.
Also, he continued to do some cowboying when needed.
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  • Created by: R. HUTSON
  • Added: 28 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66262178
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Rolson Ile “Ross” Blasingame (31 Jul 1926–21 Jul 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66262178, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by R. HUTSON (contributor 47447204) .