Randy Tolley


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Posted Online: April 20, 2013, 7:55 pm
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Randy L. Tolley, 59, of Milan, died on Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
Private graveside services for Randy will be at a later date at the Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island, where military honors will be conducted. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project in support of our troops that gave of themselves to protect us all.
Randy was born on Dec. 25, 1953, in Clinton, Ind., a son of Randall and Shirley Onley Tolley. He graduated in 1971 from Sherrard.
Randy was a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1971 to 1975. He worked as a financial management specialist for the U.S. Government. Randy was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes fan and enjoyed playing golf.
Survivors include his mother, Shirley; children, Brian (LaNell) Tolley, Plano, Texas, Shana Brown, Indianola, Iowa, and Christopher Tolley, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a granddaughter, Kaylynn Brown; siblings, Rod (Becky) Tolley, Orion, and Roxie Tolley, Milan; nieces and nephews, Amber (Nathan), Tommy (Lindsey), Andy and Katie (Charlie); and several great-nieces and -nephews, aunts and uncles and cousins. Randy was preceded in death by his father, Randall; and his grandparents. Online condolences may be left for the family at wheelanpressly.com.












 



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