|Harry L. "Bud" Randall|
|May 18, 1922 - November 11, 2010|
|Rock Island, IL|
|Visitation: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 15, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, IL|
|Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Monday, November 15, 2010 at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island, IL|
|Interment: November 15, 2010 at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island |
| Harry L. “Bud” Randall, 88, of Moline, died Thursday November 11, 2010, at Trinity, Rock Island.|
Services are 11:00 a.m. Monday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island. Interment with military honors, presented by American Legion Post 246, will be at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, where a Masonic service will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. Memorials may be made to South Park Presbyterian Church, Shriners Hospitals for Children, or Honor Flight of the Quad Cities.
Harry was born May 18, 1922, in Jacksonville, IL, a son of Glen and Fern Randall. He married Shirley Groves on September 13, 1946, in Moline.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He served with the 3rd Army in Europe under General Patton’s command. He was a member of Moline American Legion Post 246, V.F.W. Post 2153. He enjoyed going on an honor flight in April of this year.
Harry was a 60 member of I.B.E.W. Local 145. He also served as an Electrical Inspector for Moline in the 1960’s.
He was a member of South Park Presbyterian Church, Rock Island, where he served as a deacon, Trio Lodge 57 A.F. & A.M., Rock Island, Kaaba Shrine Temple, Davenport, Blackhawk Shrine Club, Scottish Rite Coordinate Bodies, Valley of Moline, and the Viking Club.
In earlier years, he enjoyed boating on the river and volunteer work for the Cancer Society and Shriners Hospitals for Children. He loved being with family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
Harry and his family members who have preceded him in death will be lovingly remembered and cherished by those who survive.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Shirley, of Moline; daughter, Cindy Randall, Rock Island; granddaughters, Amber Inskeep and Anna (Ted) DeMeulenaere, all of Moline; great-granddaughter, Callie DeMeulenaere; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
It was my honor to have met you. Thank-You for your years of service to this country, this community,& our people. Rest in peace Mr. Randall.
Shirley and family. We were so sorry to here of Harry's passing. We certainly had some wonderful times back in the boating days. I always enjoyed joking with Harry and slipping him a martini when you weren't looking. He will be missed. Take comfort in each other during this difficult time. Wish we could be there. The "Connie B".
-- Gary & Connie Rohwer
So sorry to hear about Harry. I always enjoyed chatting with Harry at church. His smile was unforgettable! Prayers and love, Kathy Shoemaker
-- Kathy Shoemaker
That smile will forever be in our hearts and minds. You will be forever missed, we love you Uncle Bud. We will keep the family in our prayers during this tough time. We are here for you. Love Teri & Dave
-- Teri Logan
Good bye for now Uncle Bud and Thank you for so many wonderful memories - You will certainly be missed by all of us!
-- Kirk McKinzie
To Aunt shirly and cindy anna amber and callie Uncle Bud was a wonderful loving and kind man he always made me smile. my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I was blessed to have him in my life and my father was blessed he had such a loving and kind uncle that he looked up to always. I will truly miss uncle bud and his wonderful smile God Bless you All Love kelly mcombs and family.
-- kelly mccombs