BUGBEE, JR, THOMAS EVERETT - Donley County, Texas | THOMAS EVERETT BUGBEE, JR - Texas Gravestone Photos

Thomas Everett BUGBEE, JR

Citizens Cemetery
Donley County,
Texas

11 Aug 1906 - 18 Mar 1966
Born in Texas and died in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
*Obituary
Published March 24, 1966
The Wellington Leader
Thomas E. Bugbee, 59, a Panhandle rancher and leading Northwest Texas Episcopal layman, died in a Dallas Hospital Friday night, March 18, following a long illness. He was the owner of the Tumbling T Ranch near Goodnight and for three years he had managed the T/V Ranch south of Wellington, owned original by the late Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Craven, parents of Mrs. Bugbee.

He was the grandson of Thomas S. Bugbee, the first white man to settle permanently in the Texas Panhandle, coming in 1876. His grandparents lived first near Canadian, then on the Bugbee-Coleman Shoebar Ranch, the first ranch in Hall County.

Mr. Bugbee was senior warden and lay reader of St. John Baptist Episcopal Church in Clarendon. He had long been active in the Episcopal Diocese of Northwest Texas and served on its executive council and department of missions. He had served as delegate to Diocesan conventions and to the General Convention in Detroit.

Following his father's death in 1917, Mr. Bugbee moved with his family to California and attended school at Long Beach and the University of California at Berkley.

He was married to Miss Ann Craven June 25, 1932.

Mr. Bugbee is survived by his wife; his mother, Mrs. Mary Carroll Bugbee of San Bernardino, CA; and three sisters, Miss Mary Isabel Bugbee, Mrs. Peter B. Long and Mrs. Harold A. Pool of San Bernardino.

A son, Thomas E. Bugbee III died June 25, 1960

Contributed on 5/17/15

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Submitted: 5/17/15 • Approved: 5/17/15 • Last Updated: 3/25/18 • R68927-G0-S3

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