Jack Randall Sr.


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Posted Online: Jan. 31, 2013, 7:41 pm
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Jack Eugene Randall Sr., 73, of Port Byron, died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Trinity Rock Island.
Services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Messiah Lutheran Church, Port Byron. Burial will follow at Greenview Memorial Gardens, East Moline. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. today at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association.
Jack was born Sept. 9, 1939, in Moline, the son of James Edward and Myrtle Larvenz Randall. He married Helen L. Chrissinger on Aug. 7, 1982.
He graduated from Moline High School in 1957. Jack served in the National Guard. He was employed as a painter with Case IH, retiring in 1991. Favorite pastimes for Jack included his horses and bowling. In his younger days, he raised and raced quarter horses. He was a member of the American Bowler's Association. He enjoyed going to auctions and family picnics, but he especially enjoyed spending time with the grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Helen Randall, Port Byron; eight children and their spouses, Ed Randall, Columbus, Ohio, William (Rebecca) Hall, Coal Valley, Jim (Michelle) Hall, Bristol, Va., William E. Randall, Davenport, Sandy Gonzalez, Davenport, Jeff (Ronda) Randall, Davenport, Jeff Hall, Port Byron, Deb (Vern) Goodman, East Moline; daughter-in-law, Diane Larvenz, Hillsdale; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jack Randall Jr.; and a brother, Edward Randall.
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