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Randy Dale Johnson, son of Bill and Lois (Holtzman) Johnson, was born at home, Mount Ayr, Iowa, on June 18, 1955.
Randy attended school at Mount Ayr. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on September 27, 1975. After his honorable discharge on September 26, 1979, Randy returned to live in Ringgold County for the remainder of his life.
Randy worked at several businesses including Mount Ayr Products, Iowa Select and Swine Graphics and most recently at Precision Optical.
Randy married Marla Evans on October 11, 1986. He enjoyed spending time outdoors fishing, hunting and watching westerns on TV. Most of all, Randy enjoyed visiting with people. He was a jokester and NAPA will not be the same without their “unofficial greeter” not there each day.
Randy quietly passed away in his home in Mount Ayr. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Arlo and Esther Johnson and Omer and Jenny Holtzman; brother, Ricky Johnson, and sister, Kathy Conley; brothers-in-law, Dave Conley and Max Glendenning; and best friend, John Brown.
Survivors include his wife, Marla; daughters, Kelli (Bob) Clymer of Prairie City, IA and Jami (Judd) Bowen of Kellerton, IA; grandchildren, Bo (Mallory) Clymer, Wyatt Clymer, Brett (RaeLynne) Taylor, Bradley Love, BayLee Love; great grandchildren, Tyler Clymer, Vincent Clymer, Navy Clymer, Newt Taylor; siblings, Jan Glendenning, of Mount Ayr, IA, Peggy (Al) Rabin of Canton, MI, Roger (DiAnn) Johnson of Leon, IA; step-brother, Howard (Diane) Johnson of Clarinda, IA; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Officiating will be Pastor Bill Armstrong.
Special songs will be “The Old Rugged Cross”, “Go Rest High On That Mountain” and “God Bless the U.S.A.”
Urn bearer is Rick Bender.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bo Clymer, Wyatt Clymer, Brett Taylor, Bradley Love, BayLee Love, Gregg Cannon, Kevin Campbell, Mick Still, Dick Still.
Military Honors will be the Ringgold County American Legions and the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.
At rest at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Mount Ayr, IA.

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