Bobby Gene Randolph quietly passed into the arms of Jesus on Saturday, September 21, 2019, with his family by his side. He was born on July 15, 1930, in Loco, Oklahoma, to T.C. "Hoot" and Mabel Faye (Bales) Randolph. He was 89.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 24, from 6:00-7:00 P.M. at Whitt Funeral Home.
Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, September 25, at 10:00 A.M. in the Whitt Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor David Gardner officiating. Burial will follow at the Duncan Municipal Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Whitt Funeral Home.
Serving as pallbearers will be Tyler Randolph, Parker Hooper, Owen Hooper, Derrell Rowland, Chet Hooper, Tom Montgomery, Rick Gann, David Taylor, and David Sargent. The St. Paul’s United Methodist Men's Breakfast Group, Ray Maier, and the Daylight coffee group will act as honorary pallbearers.
Bob was a 1949 Comanche High School graduate. After graduation, he proudly served his country in the US Air Force. On February 12, 1955, he married the love of his life, Mary Jo Warren, in Wichita Falls, Texas. They had two children, Bobby Joe and Gina, who he also loved very much. He was employed by Halliburton in 1955 as a tool tester and then group leader in the Mechanical and Electrical Research Departments. He retired in 1997.
He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, where he loved shopping and preparing breakfast for the Methodist Men’s Group the first Sunday of every month.
Bob is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Jo; his children, Bobby Joe and wife Jill Randolph of Marlow and Gina Baker of Duncan; two grandchildren, Tyler Randolph of Oklahoma City and Nicole and husband Chet Hooper of Wichita Falls; two great grandchildren, Parker and Owen Hooper; one sister, Sue Woosley of Rochester Hills, Michigan; and his granddog, Scarlet.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoot and Mabel Randolph; and two brothers, Don and Bill Randolph.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 1705 W. Beech Ave, Duncan, OK 73533, or the Stephens County Humane Society, PO Box 669, Duncan, OK 73534.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.whittfh.com.