Richard "Dick" Dale Randall
Lacon-Richard "Dick" Randall, 76, of Lacon, passed away suddenly
at 7:38 p.m. on Wednesday September 26, 2012 at Proctor
Hospital. He was born on February 18, 1936 in Rochelle, IL to
the late Lins B. and Rena (Hammett) Randall. He married Sally
L. Adams on December 22, 1957 in DeKalb, they divorced but remained
close friends; she survives.
Also surviving are daughters, Laura (Dave) Lenz, of Lacon, Kim
(Rex) Lacock, of Chillicothe, and Betty (Dave Oltman) Blowe, of
Lacon; sons, Rodney Randall, of Chillicothe, and Tony (Lisa)
Randall, of Chicago; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and
sisters Lois McDonald, of AZ, and Betty Johnson, of CA.
Dick worked as a custodian for Midland High School and as an
agent for Standard Oil in the Lacon, Washburn, and Henry area, from
where he retired. He was in the U.S. Army and served in
Germany from 1957 to 1960. He was a member of the Lacon
Rotary Club, the L-S Volunteer Fire Department, and a former member
of the Billie Roth AM Vets Post.
Dick was a long-time pilot and an avid trapshooter, and in his
younger days he raced motorcycles. He enjoyed playing cards
with his family and friends. He was a loving father,
grandfather, and friend who will be dearly missed by all who loved
him, including his two cats, Eugene and Whitey.
Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Monday October 1, 2012 at Lenz
Memorial Home, with a visitation one hour prior. Entombment
will follow the service at the Lacon Cemetery Mausoleum,
where military rites will be accorded. Memorials may be made
to the Lacon-Sparland Fire Department or to Just Animals in
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