Randolph, Guy Russell

U.S. Army Veteran Retired From McKee Foods

Thursday, March 8, 2018
Guy Randolph
Guy Randolph

Guy Russell Randolph, 90, of Ooltewah, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

Mr. Randolph was born and raised in Orlinda, Tn. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Korean War.  Guy was a member of Ooltewah Baptist Church, was previously employed for 18 years at Morgan Foods in Austin, Indiana and retired from McKee Foods in Collegedale.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Randolph; parents, Walter and Ada Randolph; and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are his children, Pam (Gina) Randolph of Canton, GA, Vince (Vicki) Randolph of McDonald, Tn., and Kay Taylor of Ooltewah; grandchildren, Hannah Randolph of Charlotte, N.C. and Parker Randolph of McDonald; and sisters, Helen Jones and Elizabeth Phillips, both of Portland, Tn.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, March 12, at the funeral home with Reverend Larry Williams officiating the service. 

Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of the Chattanooga Memorial Hospital Heart Institute, especially the 7th floor staff, and staff at the Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center, for the care shown to their father.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ooltewah Baptist Church or Hospice of Chattanooga.

Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist., 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.  

Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogavalleyviewchapel.com.  



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