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Obituary - Hugh ”Randy” Edenfield
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Hugh ”Randy” Edenfield
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Randy Edenfield passed away peacefully, on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice inpatient facility in Statesboro after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his loving family.
    A native of Bulloch County, Randy was born on November 24, 1942, to the late Lorine Conley Edenfield and David E. “Dock” Edenfield.
    He was also preceded in death by his stepmother, Alma Hendrix Edenfield; sister, Mildred Ingram Allen; maternal grandparents, Lonnie and Eunice Jenkins Conley; paternal grandparents, David Alton and Mabelle Joyner Edenfield.
    Randy was a 1961 graduate of Marvin Pittman School. Shortly after graduation, he went to work for Brannen’s Tobacco Warehouse No. 1 and later worked for several years at Rushing’s Peanut and Drying Station. He worked for 34 years at Brodie Meter Co. (formerly Rockwell and Brooks Instrument).
    After the plant closed, Randy worked for a little over seven years in the Garden Center at Lowe’s in Statesboro. Randy has always been known for his “green thumb” and his ability to grow, fix, design and build anything.
    Randy served four years in the Georgia National Guard, during which time he was stationed at Fort Ord, California.
    Randy loved his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, and was thankful to God for everything! He was an active member of Pittman Park United Methodist Church until his health declined.
    Surviving is his wife and soulmate of 55 years, Lannette Bird Edenfield; one son, Keith (Angee) Edenfield; and a daughter, Dianne (Rusty) Schol; Three grandchildren, Nick Edenfield, Jenna (Maurice) Syphore and Nathaniel Schol.
    Also surviving are two brothers, Jimmy (Debbie) Edenfield, Doy (Cathy) Edenfield; and one sister, Kay (Gene) Boyd; and several nieces and nephews.
    Visitation will be Tuesday evening 5 until 7 p.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home in Statesboro.
    The funeral will be Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson with the Rev. David Blalock and the Rev. Larry Bird officiating. Burial will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bill Bagwell presiding.
    Pallbearers will be Nick Edenfield, Nathaniel Schol, Rusty Schol, Maurice Syphore, Clay Pierson and Gene Boyd.
    The family would like to express their gratitude to the nurses and staff of Ogeechee Area Hospice.
    Contributions may be made to: Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Georgia 30459; or Pittman Park United Methodist Church’s Memorial Fund, 1102 Fair Road, Statesboro, Georgia 30458.
    Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, October 12, 2021

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