June 17, 1928 - August 31, 2013
Robert Stanley Randall, Sr. (Bob) passed away at age 85 on August 31, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert F. and Gladys G. Randall, and his daughter, Rebekah Krumwiede. He is survived by his wife, Lucinda P. Randall; children, Robert S. Randall, Jr. and Lynn, Billy Randall and Kay, Norma Archibald and David, Cindy Eilertson and Rocky, son in law Steve Krumwiede, step son Mel Knight and Kathy; a brother and two sisters, as well as many beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. “Robby” Randall was born June 17, 1928 and grew up on a farm near Kemp, Texas before serving in the U.S. Navy as an aircraft mechanic. He later became a pilot and flew his own planes. He joined the ministry before finding his calling in the field of education. Dr. Randall became a Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership and Cultural Studies at the University of Houston. He obtained his B.A. from Howard Payne University, and his M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He had several successful business ventures in the restaurant industry, consulting, and Randall Systems, Inc. a computer networking business still in operation. Early in life he learned to play piano and guitar and loved playing and singing with family and friends. He was active in the Christian church, and a Paul Harris Fellow in the Rotary Club. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the University of Houston. The family expresses appreciation to the staff at Monticello West for their care and compassion. Memorial services will be held on September 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm at The Potters House, 6777 W. Kiest Blvd. Dallas, TX 75236. Interment will follow at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.Arrangements are under the direction of: Aria Cremation Service & Funeral Home 10116 E. NW Highway Dallas, Texas 75238 214.340.8008
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