Orrin L. Randall departed this life on March 29, 2019, comforted by his loving wife, Barbara, at their home in Fairfield Bay, AR. Mr. Randall enjoyed 89 years of life before his departure to his heavenly home. Mr. Randall was born on May 22, 1929, in Colfax, WI, to Mr. Fremont Randall and Mrs. Freda (Beranek) Randall.
Orrin L. Randall at about 20 years of age moved to MI where he spent most of his adult life. He retired from Michigan Gas Storage after 35 years. In 2001 Orrin and Barbara retired to MO. In 2007 they move to the beautiful shores of Greers Ferry Lake in Fairfield Bay, AR. Orrin and Barbara (Williams) enjoyed 44 years together.
Orrin L. Randall enjoyed many hobbies in his life, but fishing, woodworking, and traveling were his deepest enjoyments. When he was not engaged in his hobbies, you could find him watching his favorite Major League Baseball Team; The Texas Rangers. Orrin loved to travel. He visited all fifty states, most of them by traveling in their fifth wheel. Other places he visited include, Australia, Austria, Brazil including a trip up the Amazon River, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, and Switzerland, a cruise through the Panama Canal, and a Caribbean cruise. They rafted through the Grand Canyon. Most recent travels were in China and Kenya (wild animal safari.)
Orrin L. Randall was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers; Ernest Randall, Elvin Randall, and Fred Randall.
Orrin L. Randall’s memory is held dear by his wife, Barbara of the home; his sister, Kathryn Guerin of Omaha, NE; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2019, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Cooks Valley. Burial of cremains will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to mass at the church.
Thompson Funeral Home & Chippewa Valley Cremation Services is serving the family locally.
Online condolences may be directed to www.thompsonfuneralhome.com.