William Thomas Randall, retired


William Thomas Randall

GULFPORT — William Thomas (Tommy) Randall, 74, died June 6, 2008 in Gulfport.

Services were held June 10 at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home with interment in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Randall was the father of the Rev. Alan Randall, pastor of Collinsville and Pleasant Ridge United Methodist churches, and the father-in-law of the Rev. Pam Randall, pastor of Wesley Chapel and Sageville United Methodist churches.

Mr. Randall retired from Turan Foley Chevrolet and sang bass with the following gospel music groups; Tall Men Quartet, Jimmie Davis and the Plainsmen Quartet and the Bibletones Quartet.

Mr. Randall was preceded in death by his parents W.T. and Epsie Randall; brothers Jimmy, Malcolm and W.M.; and sisters Doris Robinson, Emma Moore, Lois Hayes and Jean Puckett.

Other survivors include: wife, Margaret Chandler Randall of Gulfport; sons Don Randall of Hattiesburg and David Randall of Daphne, Ala.; daughter Sue Bemis Bretag of Spanish Fort, Ala.; stepdaughters Salene Slader of Phoenix and Nasha Mitchell of Gulfport; and 10 grandchildren.