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Randy Wyman McDonald

Funeral services for Randall Wyman "Randy" McDonald, 45, of Albia, who died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2003 at the Monroe County Hospital in Albia, were held Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Albia.

Kelly Bodwell and special speaker, Tammie Maddy, officiated at the services with Rev. Brian Harris co-officiating. Interment was at the Oakview Cemetery in Albia. Casket bearers were Gregg, Stan, Mick and Steve McDonald, Shari Lepley, and Brett Banister. Honorary bearers were Belinda McDonald, Tammie Maddy, Stanley, Wesley, Trey, Justin, Jenny Jo, Quinn, Payton and Leanna McDonald, and Kylie and Ashley Lepley.

Randall was born on May 11, 1958, in St. Joseph's Hospital in Joliet, Ill., to Walt Agan and Sally (Banister) McDonald. He graduated from Knoxville High School in 1976. He then worked at 3M in Knoxville for a few years and later owned and operated Kleenway Sanitation in Albia.

In junior high and high school he was a boxer. He was an avid bowler, a Little League umpire, enjoyed fishing, working on V.W. Bugs, and enjoyed spending time with his family.

He was a member of the Knoxville Regular Baptist Church in Knoxville. He was preceded in death by his father, Walt, and his grandparents, Everett and Marie McDonald and Fred Banister. He is survived by his mother, Sally McDonald of Albia; four brothers, Stan and Mick McDonald both of Albia, Gregg McDonald of Cody, Wyo., and Steve McDonald stationed in Germany; a sister, Shari Lepley of Albia; his maternal grandmother, Florence Banister of Plainfield, Ill.; and a special friend, Glinda Little of Albia.

An open memorial has been established. Arrangements were made by Winfield Funeral Home.

Knoxville Journal Express, December 15, 2003