Randall "Randy" D. Ezell, 57, of Farmington, Mo., formerly of Granite City, Ill., born Aug. 14, 1958, in Granite City, Ill., passed away Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Jasper, Tenn.
Randy was a United States Air Force veteran who proudly served his country. He enjoyed fishing and camping. His greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially with his grandchildren, whom he adored. Randy will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Ann, nee Price, Ezell.
Surviving are his devoted wife, and love of his life, Diana, nee Mercer, Ezell of Farmington, Mo., whom he married on Oct. 3, 2013, in Fredericktown, Mo.; his loving children, Rachel (John Williams) Ezell of Granite City, Ill., Bradley (Christina) Ezell of Honolulu, Hawaii, Bonnie Hawley of Troy, Ill., Cynthia (Armando) Juarez of Indianapolis, Ind., and Charles Baker of Martinsville, Ind.; his father and stepmother, William and Shelia Ezell of Troy, Ill.; proud grandfather of Aela, Pollyana, Avalyn, Ethan, Jaiden and Zayne; a brother, David (Julie) Ezell of Edwardsville, Ill.; a sister, Lisa Hrbek of Granite City, Ill.; several nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.
Memorial donations may be given to the U.S.O., and will be accepted at the funeral chapel. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at: www.irwinchapel.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: In celebration of his life, funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 22, 2016, at Irwin Chapel, with Chaplain Greg Stafford officiating. Interment will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
IRWIN CHAPEL, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 19, 2016