ADAMS CENTER, NY — George John Randall, 88, Adams Center, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020, at Samaritan Summit Village where he had been a resident.
The funeral Mass will be said 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church, Grove St., Adams with Rev. Robert Decker officiating. Burial will follow the service in the St. Cecilia’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Belleville.
George was born on Feb. 22, 1932, the son to Ellis and Gertrude Eustis Randall. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in June 1954 where he was stationed in Fort Dix, NJ, for his basic training. Following basic training, he was stationed in Munich, Germany for 18 months. In June 1956, he received an honorable discharge at Fort Ord, California.
He married Beatrice Ayerst on Oct. 6, 1956, at St. Patrick’s Church, Watertown, with Rev. Lee Snow officiating.
George worked for Upstate Trucking from 1956-1957, Black Clawson, 1957-1958, he managed Lennox Trailer Park where he hauled trailers from 1958-1962. In 1962, he went to work at Queens Dairy Farms, Pierrepont Manor, retiring in 1994 from local #687.
He was a member of the Adams American Legion, Adams V.F.W, Knights of Columbus, and was a member of the St. Cecilia’s Church.
George is survived by his wife, Beatrice, Adams Center; three sons, Kevin and companion Patricia Ruane, Commack; Steve and Denise, Adams Center; Christopher and Rebecca, Belleville; daughter, Tamera and Michael Alexander, Adams; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his 3 sisters, Dorothy Paddock, Avis Dusharm, Ruby Tacoma, a brother, Donald, nephew Robert Paddock, and his grandson, Garret Alexander.
George loved to drive truck, watch NASCAR, his favorite driver was Jeff Gordon, but most importantly he enjoyed the time he got to spend with his grandchildren and attending their sporting events.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Cecilia’s Church, 7 Grove St., Adams, NY 13605.
Online condolences may be made at www.carpenterstoodley.com.