RANDOLPH, Duane B., 90, of Bridgeport, died Saturday, December 1, 2012, at East Ohio Regional Hospital Martins Ferry.
He was born April 4, 1922, in Mount Pleasant, a son of the late William E. and Ariska (Jones) Randolph.
He was employed at Y&O Coal Company until he went to the service in 1943. He was a retired employee of Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, a member of the Wayman AME Church Wheeling, a veteran of WW II in the US Army, and a member of the American Legion Post 89 Wheeling.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his life long companion, Eunice H. Asbury; a daughter, Joyce Asbury; brothers, William, Dwight, and Paul Randolph; a sister, Priscilla Randolph.
Duane is survived by a son, James Asbury of Bridgeport; a sister, Constance Randolph of St. Paul MN; two granddaughters, Dene Marie Rivera, and Danielle Asbury; a great- granddaughter, Malia Rivera; two nephews, James Randolph of St. Paul MN, and Robert Asbury of Bridgeport.
Friends are invited to a celebration of life on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 11 a.m. till time of service at 1 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside, with Rev. Brandon A. A. J. Davis and Deacon Wayne Price officiating. Interment in Highland Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant, OH.
Full military services will be conducted by the Belmont County VFW Honor Guard on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 12:45 p.m. at the funeral home.
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