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Philip York Randall, Adair County, KY, native (1941-2013)

Philip York Randall, "The Bear" or "Grandbear" age 72, died at home on July 15, 2013 of colon and liver cancer.

Born June 1, 1941 in Columbia, KY., to Dr. Harold C. Randall and Desdemona Estelle Randall, he played college basketball for Georgia Tech University and graduated from there in 1963. On March 3, 1962, he married Patricia Ann Nahlik in Atlanta GA daughter of Robert and Winnie Nahlik.

He settled in Carrollton Texas where he worked, raised his family and attended church. He retired in 2003 to do his favorite activities which were playing golf and being a Golf Marshal at Indian Creek Golf Course and fishing.

Survivors include his wife Patricia Randall, two daughters Colleen Spradlin of Carrollton TX. and Janet Burleson of Willis TX., four grand-daughters Michelle and Allison Spradlin of Carrollton TX., Kaitlyn and Kara Burleson and one great grand-daughter Laila Joy of Willis TX., his sister Diana Choyce of Montgomery AL, and brother Walter Randall of Floyd Knobs IN; his nieces and nephews; and the rest of his family and friends.

Philip was preceded in death his daughter Diane T. Randall, his parents Dr. Harold C. and Estelle Randall, as well as his nephew Walter T. Randall.

The family welcomes relatives and friends to the Celebration of Life Services from 5pm to 7pmCT, on Friday, July 26, 2013, at Indian Creek Golf Course, 1650 W. Frankford Road., Carrollton, TX 75007. Condolences may be sent to either the Indian Creek Golf Club or the family at 2921 Myerwood, Carrollton TX. 75007.

Memorial donations in Phil Randall's honor may be given to Lewisville ISD Special Olympics program for Indian Creek Golf Club. Contact is Jim Domer at 972-571-8092 make checks payable to LISD Special Olympics Program 2080 Stillwater Place, Lewisville Texas 75067. Condolences for the family may be offered online at

The family of Philip Randall wishes to thank the extended Randall family, the Burleson family, our many friends, Cut N Shoot Harley Owners Group and Hospice for their continued love and support. --Janet Randall Burleson

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