Obituary – Ransom, Walter Lee

Class of 1904

Walter Lee Ransom

January 31, 1885 – June 15, 1939

Walter Ransom Died At Sapulpa (Perry Daily Journal)

Word was received here today of the death of Walter Ransom on Thursday evening at his home in Sapulpa, Okla. His death follow a long illness.

Funeral services will be held in Sapulpa on Saturday after which the body will be brought to Perry for burial in the Grace Hill cemetery. Short services will be conducted at the Grace Hill cemetery, with a minister from Sapulpa in charge.

He is survived by his widow, the former Miss Edith Simpson, daughter of Mrs. R. D. Simpson of Perry, one daughter, Mrs. Majorie Willis, of McAlester, his mother and two sisters of Ponca City.

The Sooner Magazine, Volume 12, Issue 1, September 1939 “Calling the Roll of Sooner Classes.”

Walter Ransom, ’06 ex, died June 15 at Sapulpa. Burial was made at Perry. Mr. Ransom was a charter member of the University of Oklahoma chapter of Kappa Sigma fraternity.