Randy Lee Friend 62 of Wyandotte Oklahoma passed away into eternal rest April 24, 2021 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis Missouri after a illness.
Randy was born August 1, 1958 in Miami Oklahoma he was the son of Fred and Betty Friend of Wyandotte Oklahoma both preceded him and death. He was the youngest of four. Randy’s eldest sister Carolyn Watkins along with his brother Steven Friend preceded him in death. Randy’s sister Suzie and husband Bob Hoag survive in Joplin Mo.
Randy married Susan (Jackson) Friend on June 14, 1976 in Seneca, Missouri she survives. Additional survivors include one daughter Jody and husband Thomas Griner of Wyandotte, Oklahoma and one son David Friend and wife Kristin of Wyandotte, Oklahoma. Grandchildren are Samantha Kiley and Peyton Griner of Wyandotte and Abygal Friend Bow and Kydn Bailey of Wyandotte.
Randy was an amazing husband, father and papa who loved his family more than word can say. “If there was a day on a tractor, he loved grading the roads using the tractor and brush hogging. If you could name it he could do it.” Randy loved the outdoors. Hunting with his son was one of his favorite things to do. He also loved family time at the lake camping and fishing. Randy was a dairy farmer for many years he also was logger and ran a sawmill and worked for the former Milnot Company in Seneca.
The body was taken for cremation under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO. The family will hold a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at 11:00am, May 8, 2021 at East Side Assembly of God, Wyandotte, OK.