Mr. Joseph Daniel Randolph, age 82, of Grandview, MO went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, April 3, 2017, at St. Joseph Medical Center surrounded by his immediate family.
Joseph was born October 8, 1934 in Vernon, TX, the son of Floyd and Ida Mae Randolph. He was married on February 10, 1959, at St. Matthias Catholic Church in Trier, Germany, to Ute Randolph (Dühr). He enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving from 1955 to 1977 in Satellite Communications. He attained the rank of Technical (TSGT) Sergeant. He was a member of Coronation of Our Lady Catholic Church. He loved visiting with German friends and he sang with the Kansas City German Club Liederkranz Singers. He also enjoyed having breakfast with Ute at McDonalds and spending time talking with the locals there. He thoroughly loved watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren participate in sporting and music events, plays, and was part of every milestone celebration. Most importantly he cherished his time with his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ute Angela Randolph (Dühr); two daughters: Diana Otto (Dale), and Irene Clements (Alan) of Jefferson City; two sons: Ted Randolph (Melissa) of Greenwood, and Tom Randolph (Carolyn) of Lee's Summit; three sisters: Vivian Johnson of Fresno, CA; Martha Anderson and Ruth Shepherd of Blackwell, OK; six grandchildren: Danielle Stammer (Andrew) of Jefferson City; Dalenna Giles (John) of Diamond; Nicole Clements and Jonathan Clements of Jefferson City; Mekaela Mauzey and Taylor Randolph of Greenwood, MO; seven great-grandchildren: Emily, Ethan, Elise, and Emmett Stammer, Suzie and Annie Giles, and Eli Schaben. He was preceded in death by his parents Floyd and Ida, sister Lois Ramsey and brother David Randolph.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 – 11:00 am on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Coronation of Our Lady Catholic Church located at 13000 Bennington, Grandview, MO 64030. Mass will start at 11:00 am with Father Stephen Hansen officiating. Following Mass, the graveside service and interment with full military honors will be conducted at the Longview Cemetery at 12700 SE Raytown Rd, Kansas City, MO 64149.
Flowers can be sent to the family at Coronation of Our Lady Catholic Church at 13000 Bennington, Grandview, MO 64030. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Dad’s honor to Coronation of Our Lady Catholic Church.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Longview Funeral Home.www.longviewfuneralhome.com.