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Randall Sr., Robert S.

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June 17, 1928 - August 31, 2013

Randall Sr., Robert S.

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


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Cindy Randall Eilertson

September 14, 2015 1:49PM

Daddy, I still miss you every day. Through tears I wish I could see your raised eyebrow and hear your voice once more. I pray that you are in Heaven with your mom and dad, daughter Becky, and your niece Pat. And of course Mom. I know you have jewels in your crown in Heaven. Be well, happy, and know you are still loved on Earth.

Preston C. Kronkosky, Ph. D.

September 20, 2013 4:28PM

Dr. Randall was a staff member of Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) in Austin, Texas from June 1, 1966 to September 13, 1976. [I was a staff member of SEDL from July 1, 1968 to November 30, 1996 (the last 15 years as SEDL's President & CEO).] In his role as SEDL's Director of Research & Evaluation, Bob made many original contributions to SEDL's curriculum design process and product development as well as to evaluation research in general. His knowledge of, and contributions to, the Research & Development process were acknowledged regionally and nationally. Many students and teachers benefited from his work. Bob, we THANK YOU for a job WELL DONE!

Pauline & Rudy Escobar

September 20, 2013 1:14PM

Today you bury a Great, Sweet man! A Dad to our friends, Cindy, and her siblings & a Grandfather & Great Grandfather to their families! A Great Father-in-Law to our friend Rocky! The last time we were around him, he serenaded all of us with his Guitar & Singing, it was so Nice! He will be missed & we are glad he had such a long time on this earth to enjoy his Family he created while here! Tell Becky hello for us! Love & Sympathy to your whole Family, Love Rudy & Pauline Escobar & Family

Vicki Evans

September 13, 2013 11:14AM

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. No matter the age of our parents when they die, their absence leaves a hole in our hearts. May good memories fill you thoughts
at this time.

Rex Teter

September 05, 2013 11:22PM

My prayers are with the Randall Family. Bob was a "southern gentleman" in the finest sense of the word. He was a blessing to be around, and served First Christian Church unselfishly as a deacon. I'm blessed to have called Bob my friend.