Harold D. Randol, 82, dies

Harold D. Randol, 82, died Friday October 9, 2015.
He was born in Creighton, Missouri, the son of Guy Gibson and Etta Ruth (Jones) Randol. He was married to Rosia Lea Bell on December 29, 2012.
He is preceded in death by his first wife of 53 years, Carolyn J. (Trively) Randol; parents, Guy and Etta Ruth Randol; two brothers: Don Randol and Charles Randol; and three sisters: Lois Boyle, Norma Baldwin and Margie Shanks; a nephew Brad Baldwin.
He is survived by his wife, Rosia Lea Bell; one son, Dale Randol and his wife Sandy West Randol; their daughters: Madison and Megan of Kildeer, Illinois; one daughter, Laura (Andy) Gallardo and their two sons, Blake and Brady of Valencia, California; one brother, Tom Randol and his wife Carolyn Engler Randol of Harrisonville, Missouri; two sisters: Julie Reynolds of Smithville, Missouri and Wanda (Glenn) Mann, of Gower, Missouri; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. His life was also blessed by loving relationships with Rosia Lea’s extended family and his countless friends.
Harold was a lifelong Methodist and was a member of the Village United Methodist Church in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas and the Ely (MN) United Methodist Church.
He served in the US Air Force during the Korean conflict. He was a graduate of Northwest Missouri State and Western Michigan University. He taught 36 years in public high schools in Battle Creek, Michigan and Elmhurst, Illinois. He shared teaching responsibilities in his Sunday school class at Village United Methodist Church. He was a Curbside Angel, Greeter and Teller at the church.
He enjoyed square dancing, wood working and wood turning. He loved being with family and maintaining a family cabin in Ely, Minnesota for over 55 years.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Village United Methodist Church Saturday October 17, 2015. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Village United Methodist Church or charity of your choice.