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Bernard Patton Randall is the son of Rev. William Lesbart Randall and Geneva James, and grandson of Mack Henry James.
His second great grandfather James Randall III came from Caswell County, North Carolina after the American Revolution to settle on the land of John M. James in Shopville, Pulaski County, Kentucky, where a plaque at the Peyton-Randall Cemetery memorializes him and identifies his burial in Randolph Cemetery in Bent, Pulaski County, Kentucky. The wife of James Randall III is Jemima Earp, an encestral relation of Sheriff Wyatt Earp.
From: Commonwealth Journal; Somerset, Pulaski Co KY
January 11, 2011
Somerset — Bernard Patton Randall, age 69 was born in Pulaski County, September 4, 1941 the son of Bro. William “Willie” Lesbert and Geneva James Randall .
He passed away Saturday morning, January 8, at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
On March 11, 1967, he united in marriage with Rona Meade Randall who survives. To this 43 year union two children survive; Leslie Ann Randall and Samuel Robin “Robbie” (Misty Amber) Randall.
Also surviving are two treasured grandchildren: Samuel Houston and Mikayla Amber Randall; two sisters, Doris Ellen Wright and Glenda McKinney; and brothers, James William and Clifford Wendell Randall. with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
He is preceded in death by his sister; Geneva Dean Roberts and brother; Robert Wesley Randall.
Bernard was a Veteran who served in Army Intelligence and was retired from the Farmer’s Home Administration.
The son of a Baptist Missionary and Pastor, Bernard served his Lord as a licensed minister and deacon and was a Mission Service Corp missionary and provided instrumental leadership in Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief and Baptist Global Response.
The funeral service will be held 7 p.m. today at the Monticello First Baptist Church with Bro. David Coy Webb and Bro. Chad Fugitt officiating.
Burial will be Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at the Parlor Grove Cemetery with Bro. Albert McKinney, officiating.
Expressions of Sympathy should take the form of donations to the Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief.
Obituary courtesy of Hickey and Son Funeral Home, 340 North Main Street, Monticello, Ky., 42633
Ivadean James, sibling of Geneva James
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