Share This Obituary


Roy L. Randolph, 94, passed away on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Abilene, TX. Graveside services will be 1:00p.m., Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in Abilene Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory St. Visitation will be from 9:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the graveside service.

Roy was born on June 2, 1920 to the late Louis J. and Connie Kimmons Randolph in Atlanta, TX. He graduated from Cooper High School in Lubbock, TX and then proudly served his country by enlisting in the U.S. Army in August of 1942. Roy trained at Camp Beauregard, LA, Camp Livingston, LA, and Fort Bragg, N.C. He went overseas in October of 1944 and served during WWII as an Army medic. He was awarded two Bronze Star Medals for meritorious achievement in the campaigns of Belgium, Holland, and Germany. After his service in the military, Roy was employed by Hendrick Medical Center as a security officer for 17 years before retiring. He was also an honorary deputy of Taylor County. He enjoyed playing guitar, and watching westerns and wrestling. Roy also raised two granddaughters, Jessica and Liana Randolph.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Evelyn Randolph; a son, Vernon D. Randolph; a brother, James L. Randolph; and a son-in-law, Robert James. Survivors include two sons, Daniel Lee and Jerry Don Randolph; two daughters, Donna Webb and husband, Ken, and Gloria James; 14 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

You may view and sign the guestbook at www.communitymemorialfh.com