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Randall Earl "Randy" Johnson
  • Restoring Hope Transplant House
    7457 Terrace Avenue
    Middleton, WI 53562
  • Puerto Rican Golf Association
    262 Avenue Matadero
    San Juan, PR 00920

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“Yolanda, Joyce and I extend our deepest sympathy. Randy was a dear friend and I was shocked at seeing this announcement in the Tarheel Guardsman. ...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Bill Washo - Fayetteville, NC

“To the Family:I'm so sorry for your loss. Randy was the Admin Officer here at HQ 1st Bn (M) 119th Infantry for several years. When we found out...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: MSG (Ret) Robert Perry - Ahoskie, NC

“My heart goes out to Yolanda and, Family. I know I only met Randy, Leroy and, Mike just a few years ago. But, it feels like I've known them my whole...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Gregg Johnson - Wyoming, MI

“Dad, a day has not gone by that I don't miss you. I will treasure the last week we had together. I love you. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Faith - Bertram, TX

“Joe. You cant imagine how hurt i am on hearing of Randys passing. He was a very special person for me when i needed one. He will always be in my...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Roy Adams - Advance, NC

“Our love and prayers are with everyone, Randy was a wonderful person, he touched everyone dearly. You will be missed dearly Brother, love Mike and...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Sandy Johnson - Pulaski, TN

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Randall Earl "Randy" Johnson of Richland, MI

Randy, age 72, died Tuesday evening, February 4, 2020 at his residence with his loving family at his side.

Randy, the son of Myrland K. Johnson and Norma G. (Hudson) Walters was born in Lansing, MI on July 15, 1947; was a 1965 graduate of Lansing Eastern High School and completed several educational certifications during his military career. He served his country honorably and nobly during the Vietnam War in the United States Marine Corp and was awarded various citations including the Vietnam Campaign Medal/RVN Gallantry Cross w/Fram and Palm. As a Lieutenant Colonel, Randy retired in 1997 as a Logistics Officer in the North Carolina National Guard. He dedicated 32 years of faithful service to the United States Armed Forces. Randy was a certified PGA course rater and rules official. He loved and lived to watch, teach and play golf, achieving five holes in one.

Randy was united in marriage to the former Yolanda Class Miranda in Panama City, Panama on November 7, 1980 and she survives. Also surviving are his daughter, Faith R. (Kristopher) Bushen of Bertram, TX; two sons, Israel R. Johnson of Wake Forest, NC and Corydon L. (Tonia) Johnson of Cherry Valley, CA; eleven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; his mother, Norma G. Walters of Kalamazoo, MI; five brothers, Leroy (Diane) Johnson of Kalamazoo, Mike (Sandy) Johnson of Pulaski, TN , Denny (Sue) Johnson of Harrison, MI, Ronnie (Lexie) Johnson of Clare, MI and Gregg (Karen) Johnson of Wyoming, MI, and his two constant companions, his dog Winter and cat Tyger. Randy was preceded in death by his father, Myrland; stepfather, Corydon Walters; sister Velma and brothers, Richard, Howard, Leon and Jeff.

Randy's wife and children will be greeting family and friends on Friday, February 21st at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel, 9170 East D Avenue (M-89) from Noon to 1:30 p.m. with a time of sharing from 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. Interment will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI, at 2:30 p.m. with full military honors bestowed by the United States Army Honor Guard and the Fort Custer Honor Guard.

Immediately following the interment ceremony there will be a celebration of life at the Johnson residence, 8376 East DE Avenue, Richland, MI 49083.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Randy's honor may be directed to:

Restoring Hope Transplant House
7457 Terrace Avenue
Middleton, WI 53562
Attn: Cindy Herbst
Puerto Rico Golf Association
262 Ave Matadero
San Juan, PR 00920
Attn: Sidney Wolf