Gilbert Randall

Gilbert (Gib) Randall passed away at the age of 78 on January 18, 2016 at 1:10 p.m.

He was born on March 8, 1937, in Francis, Utah, to Loraine and Elaine Randall. He married Lydia Dietrich on July 31, 1970.

Gib worked in the oil fields for more than 25 years, which took him to a variety of different places, including Colorado, Utah, Norway and several other locations overseas. Gib also worked construction for more than 10 years and was a security guard for more than five years. Gib finally retired in 2012, at which time he became a full-time grandfather, enjoying three beautiful years with his youngest grandson Raven, whom he loved dearly. Gib loved to travel with his wife, children and grandchildren to several different places in their motor homes and was an avid bowler and hunter for many years. He loved spending time with his family and created many lasting memories with his 24 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Lydia Randall; his three brothers, Milo (Colleen) Randall, Ellis (Erma) Randall and Donald (Donna) Randall; sister-in-law Vauna Randall; and seven children: Lee (RaNae) Randall, Jim (Sharolynn) Norris, Donald Randall, Tina (Kevin) Irvine, Sue Randall, Ronald Randall and Stacy (Charity) Randall. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Royce Randall and Robert Randall; and by one sister, Vernita (Cecil) Dull.

A viewing will be held at Spanish Valley Mortuary on Friday, January 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. and funeral services will be held at Spanish Valley Mortuary on Saturday, January 23, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

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