Willie Randall III

Published 8:32 pm Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Willie “Buddy” Randall III, age 63, was called home on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014.

Willie was born on March 10, 1951, to the late Willie Randall Jr. and Alice Randall. He was a 1970 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School.



He was a pipe fitter with B.A.E. Systems of Norfolk for many years.


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He was predeceased by his sister, Constance “Connie” Lawton.

To cherish his loving memory he leaves two sons, Anthoine Jefferson and Gregory Randall Sr.; two daughters, Lakita Perry (Shenondoah) and Shalonda Randall (Jamar Dillard); one brother, Anthony Randall (Brenda); 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a devoted friend, Clyde Holland; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A visitation will take place on Thursday from noon to 7 p.m., and the family will receive guests from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. A celebration of life service will take place at noon Friday at Gates of Heaven C.O.G.I.C., and he will be laid to rest in the T.E. Cooke- Overton Garden of Carver Memorial Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy and flowers may be extended to the family at www.cookeovertonfuneralhome.com.

Professional services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home Inc.