Randy D. Medders, 60, of Tyler, Texas passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
He was born at Mother Frances Hospital on October 30, 1958 to the late Raymond and Lillian Medders. He married Debbie (Lawson) Medders on August 14, 1981.
Randy was a Desert Storm veteran and served his country for 18 years in the United States Navy. Upon retirement from the Navy, he and his family returned to his hometown of Tyler, Texas.
He enjoyed many things in life, but his favorite thing was spending time with his family. He adored his wife and children but once his grandbabies were born, they became the twinkle in his eye. Randy is best remembered for his mega-watt smile.
Randy is preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law Darlene Lawson; sister Leaver Jo Lindsey; and daughter Michelle Medders.
He leaves behind his wife and best friend of 38 years, Debbie Medders; son Rickey Medders of Tyler, TX; daughter and son-in-law Amanda and Jason Smith of Tyler, TX; daughter Kristina Medders of Tyler, TX; daughter and son-in-law Jamie and Chris Smith of Whitehouse, TX; grandson Cameron Smith of Tyler, TX; granddaughters Haley Smith of Tyler, TX and Madison Smith of Whitehouse, TX; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Tina and Jim Gentry of Covington, GA; sister-in-law Dee Lawson of Tyler, TX; brother and sister-in-law Rickey and Jeanne Medders of Lindale, TX; brother and sister-in-law Danny and Pam Medders of Tyler, TX and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Sharon Shriners Hall, 10027 TX Highway 31 W, Tyler, TX 75705 with Joe Barron and James ("Jim") Gentry officiating.
The family wants to thank all of the family and friends for the unconditional love, support and prayers during this incredibly difficult time.