CARLTON - Raymond C. Dragoo, 82, a land developer, rancher, and mechanic, died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at Lacy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Fritscher officiating. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at Laurel Land Memorial Park Cemetery in Ft. Worth. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. this evening at Lacy Funeral Home.

He was born on Sept. 22, 1925, to the late Allen Crawford and Imogene (McMickin) in Brady. He married Betty Joy Walker on Sept. 18, 1948, in Ft. Worth. He was a Baptist, a Mason, and a Shriner with the Ft. Worth Chapter.

Survivors include wife, Betty Dragoo of Carlton; two sons and daughters-in-law, Donald and Vikkie Dragoo of Mansfield, and Jack and Christi Dragoo of Carlton; five grandchildren, David Dragoo of Mansfield, Dewayne Dragoo of Mansfield, Tanya Dragoo of Burleson, Ashlee Dragoo of Carlton, and Andrew Jackson Dragoo of Carlton; and three great grandchildren, Bradley Dragoo of Mansfield, Kyle Dragoo of Mansfield, and Lilly Guntarick of Burleson.

He was preceded in death by one son, Cecil Dragoo on Jan. 7, 1973.

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Published Oct. 12, 2007

Stephenville Empire-Tribune