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Carey Woodson "Woody" Randall

Brigadier General Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall, U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

Son of Carey Enoch Randall and Ollie Bond Bondurant, Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall was born on Oct. 13, 1931, in Charlotte (Mecklenburg County), North Carolina.

He grew up in Columbia, SC and received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with communications from the University of South Carolina He continued his higher education with a master's degree in marketing from Georgia State.

On July 26, 1957, Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall (at age 25) married Marianne “Anne” Brown. They had the following children:

  1. Carey Woodson Randall II (married to Judy Parler)
  2. Michael Cain Randall (married to Terri Duval)
  3. Deena West Randall (divorced from a man named Edwards)

Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall died on Oct. 6, 2014 (at age 82) in Columbia (Richland County), South Carolina, and was buried at Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia (Richland County), South Carolina.1)

Obituary



Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), 82, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, October 10, 2014, at Northeast Presbyterian Church. Burial with full military honors will follow at 1:00 p.m. in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 9, 2014, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Northeast Chapel. Woody died Monday, October 6, 2014. Born October 13, 1931, in Charlotte, N.C., he was the son of the late Carey Enoch and Ollie Bond Bondurant Randall. He grew up in Columbia and received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with communications from the University of S.C. He continued his higher education with a master's degree in marketing from Georgia State. While at USC, he played basketball. He enjoyed golf and played the Hilton Head Heritage Pro-Am fifteen times and was once on the winning team.

Woody met and married his wife, Anne, on July 26, 1957, while working for Southern Bell in the Greenville District Engineering office. As an engineer, he was very successful and had many career advancements. His career in engineering and telecommunications were with Southern Bell, AT&T, Laidlaw Environmental and Bank of America. After a long and successful career in the telecommunications industry, Woody retired from AT&T in June 1985. Woody continued his service to his country in the Georgia Air National Guard as Deputy Commander at the Savannah Air National Guard Base. Woody was a retired Colonel of the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Georgia Air National Guard Brigadier General. He had a unique tenderness in his leadership style and loved his family and his country. He was a member of Northeast Presbyterian Church and his favorite hobby was golf.

One of the achievements Woody was most proud of was writing and publishing a book entitled “America/Virginia the Beginning, with Family Histories and Genealogies.” Woody also served as chairman of the International Communications Association. He was chairman and CEO of the Celebrate Freedom Foundation and served in that position until late 2007. He then served as chairman emeritus. In addition, he began the “Take a Soldier Home for the Holiday” program. Mayor Bob Coble proclaimed “Woody Randall Day” in 2000 and presented him the key to the city.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Marianne “Anne” Brown Randall of Columbia; sons: Carey Woodson Randall II and his wife, Judy Parler Randall and their son, James Woodson Randall and his fiancee, Claire Anne Holaday; Michael Cain Randall and his wife, Terri Duval Randall and their daughters, Logan Marie Randall and Emery Michel Randall; daughter, Deena Randall Edwards and her fiance', Glenn Ray McPherson and Deena's children, Reagin West Edwards and Reese Woodson Edwards and their father, Chad Reagin Edwards; sister, Saralynn Randall Crawford and her husband, Charles Rion Crawford; sister-in-law, Betty B. Collins; nieces, Kathy Crawford Mercer, Karen Collins Ellis, Mindy Collins McCall; nephews, Kevin Wes Collins and Michael Carey Crawford.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256 or http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Please sign the online guestbook at http://www.dunbarfuneralhomenortheast.com.


Published in “The State” (newspaper) on Oct. 8, 2014

Tombstone for Brigadier General Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), Oct. 13, 1931 - Oct. 6, 2014.

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Name Line Manager Job Title Photo
Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall
Carey Enoch Randall Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall Father
Ollie Bond Bondurant Carey Woodson “Woody” Randall Mother
Henry Oran Randall Carey Enoch Randall Grand Father
Julia Ann Sewell Carey Enoch Randall Grand Mother
David Sewell Julia Ann Sewell Great, Grand Father
Caroline Martha Aderhold Julia Ann Sewell Great, Grand Mother
Anderson Smith Randal Henry Oran Randall Great, Grand Father
Sophia Mitchell Henry Oran Randall Great, Grand Mother
Issac M. Aderhold Caroline Martha Aderhold Great, Great Grand Father
Sarah Stovall Caroline Martha Aderhold Great, Great Grand Mother
Wiley Mitchell Sophia Mitchell Great, Great, Grand Father
Martha Sophia Mitchell Great, Great, Grand Mother
Oney Cypress Randal Anderson Smith Randal Great, Great, Grand Father
Susannah W. Wilkins Anderson Smith Randal Great, Great, Grand Mother
John Bull Oney Cypress Randal Great, Great, Great Grandfather
Hanna Harvey Oney Cypress Randal Great, Great, Great Grandmother
Thomas Bull Jr. John Bull Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather
Sarah Randal John Bull Great, Great, Great, Great Grandmother
Col. Thomas Peyton Harvey, Sr. Hanna Harvey Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather
Sarahann Williams Hanna Harvey Great, Great, Great, Great Grandmother
Thomas Bull, Sr. Thomas Bull Jr. Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather
Susanna Harwell Thomas Bull Jr. Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandmother
Ambrose Harwell Susanna Harwell Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandfather
Elizabeth Browne Susanna Harwell Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Grandmother
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