David C. "Butch Cornell" Randolph Jr., 67, of Chattanooga, died on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008, at Parkridge East Hospital.
Butch was of the Baptist faith and attended Prospect Baptist Church. Butch was also a renowned jazz musician and composer. Butch played both the organ and piano.
He was preceded in death by his father, David C. Randolph Sr.; brother, Benny Randolph; daughter, Robin Carter.
He is survived his mother, Katherine Davis Randolph; sons, David Randolph III, Patrick Randolph, Sulaiman Randolph; daughters, Jamila Randolph Battle, Samira Randolph, Cathy Randolph, Cynthia Randolph, Pamela Randolph, Daphne Scott; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at noon on Friday at Prospect Baptist Church with the Rev. Jay Trimble officiating.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to his daughter, Jamila Randolph Battle, 2600 Garden Hill Dr., Apt 103, Raleigh, NC 27614.
Arrangements are by J. Avery Bryan Funeral Home, 747 McCallie Ave., 423 266-2131, www.javerybryan.com.