Randy Roy McCall, 69, of Moran passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 at his home due to an accident on his farm doing what he loved.
He was born Aug. 8, 1948 in Ellsworth to Wayne and Thelma (Brady) McCall. His family moved in 1954 to Moran. In high school he played guitar with his local band, the DelRays. He graduated from Moran Rural High School in 1966, with a perfect attendance record through all 12 years. He then attended Allen County Community College for two years. He married Audrey Riebe on Sept. 14, 1968 in Erie.
He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1973. He was always proud of his service to his country. After he came home, he began farming, including raising livestock, a large hog operation and growing crops. He enjoyed hunting for arrowheads, metal detecting, tinkering in his wood shop, attending auctions and every activity of his grandchildren. He could be found at the local coffee shop every morning from 6 to 7:30. He watched Chiefs and Jayhawks games on TV. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor, his laugh, and his expert napping skills. He was a member of Moran United Methodist Church, Marmaton Masonic Lodge No. 245, and the Moran American Legion. He will be greatly missed by many loving family members and friends.
Randy is survived by his wife, Audrey; children, Travis McCall and wife, Mindy, Humboldt, Sheila Newman and husband, Brent, Moran; grandchildren, Derrik McCall and wife, Karly, Humboldt, Hannah Lucas and husband, Kyle, Erie, Makaylah McCall and Aricah McCall, Humboldt, Brady Newman, Brooklynn Newman, Brynn Newman, Brendon Newman, all of Moran; great-grandchildren Kinleigh and Hallie Lucas, Erie; brother Dan McCall and wife, Donna, Moran; mother-in-law, Norma Riebe, Pittsburg; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Burma Gonzalez, and a nephew, Lance Townsley.
His funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Moran United Methodist Church. Visitation will be the evening prior from 4 to 6 and also at the church. Contributions in his memory are suggested to Moran United Methodist Church, Moran American Legion, or Marmaton Masonic Lodge No. 245. Feuerborn Family Funeral Service assisted the family with arrangements. Notes for the family can be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
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