Soos, Randy Dale (Ocoee)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Randy Soos
Randy Soos

Randy Dale Soos, 59, a resident of Ocoee, Tn., passed away on Monday, January 29, 2017, in a local hospital.  

He was of the Church of Christ faith.  He was employed with Bock Construction prior to his passing. 

Mr. Soos was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Good Soos.

He is survived by his four children:  Jared Soos and wife, Stephanie of Old Fort, Ashley Thompson and husband, Jamie of Benton, Erin King and husband, Dustin of Smyrna, TN, and Joshua Soos of Old Fort; five grandchildren, twins, Hayden and Hunter Soos, and Casson Soos all of Old Fort, Samuel and Nash Thompson of Benton; his father, Ralph Edward Soos of Benton and his mother, Virginia Mae Noto Soos of Cleveland; two brothers, Ricky Soos of Benton and Rob Soos of Old Fort; one sister, Kim Davis of Front Royal, VA; brother from a different mother, Ray Schmoldt of Hilliard, Fla; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, at Welcome Valley Baptist Church in Benton, Tn., with Reverend Chad Maxwell officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m. on Friday at the church.

Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Soos family guestbook at

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