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David T. Randall

December 26, 1938 - August 21, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date August 25, 2021

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David T. Randall, 82, of Lima passed away at 5:10 PM on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Cridersville Nursing Home.

He was born in Lima on December 26, 1938 to Clarence and Mary (Pickering) Randall, who both preceded him in death. On June 24, 1983, he married Brenda Overmyer, who survives in Lima.

David attended Lima Senior High School and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army enlisting for the first time on August 23, 1956 and serving until July 27, 1959. He re-enlisted on February 7, 1961 and served until February 11, 1964. He spent 2 years and 10 months in Germany and Berlin and stood guard at Check Point Charlie. He was a member of the Big Red “1”, a field artillery unit.

He worked at the GM Defiance Foundry for 30 years, retiring in 1994. He then went to work as a delivery man for both the Lima News and Don Johnson Florist for over 20 years. He also delivered donuts for Mello-Creme.

Surviving in addition to his loving wife Brenda Randall of Lima; his step-daughter Kim Shoopman of Lima; his brother Bruce Alan Randall; his sister Merita Imojean Arnold; his step-granddaughter Kaylee Shoopman.

He is preceded in death by his sisters Flora Mae Robinson and Nina LaNore Randall; his brothers James Wisley and William Leroy Randall.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL.

Interment will immediately follow the service in Memorial Park Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 1275 and active duty members of the US Army.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.

 

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