Randolph L. Feathers
April 1936 ~ July 2009
Randy Feathers ~ 73, of Denair passed away at Emanuel Medical Center with his family by his side. Randy was born in Oklahoma, to Buford and Adeline Feathers. In 1949, at the age of 13, Randy’s family moved to California when they settled in Hughson, where he later graduated from Hughson High. Soon after, in 1957, Randy met the woman he would spend the rest of his life with, Joan Nielson, 6 months later, they were married, and have shared 52 loving years together.
Randy was an avid fisherman, he and Joan have many fishing stories to share. Randy’s love for his family was indescribable; he and Joan were always together, even forging across the country once to attend the counties largest swap meet. Randy was also a member of NASCAR. He built race cars for 30 years, as well as being a long term member of the Church of the Nazarene in Denair. For 9 years he drove the church bus, providing much needed transportation to and from worship services and church events.
Randy was a gracious man, he never met a stranger he didn’t call friend, his laughter and sense of humor was infectious, and would fill a room. Even during the struggles with his health, he still found the strength to make the people around him laugh. He will be greatly missed by his family, and by a community of friends.
Randy is survived by his loving wife, Joan Feathers of Denair, son Randolph Feathers Jr. of Turlock, daughter Diann M. Feathers of San Diego, his mother Adeline Feathers of Hughson, siblings Roger (Margie) Feathers of Denair, Larry (Barbara) Loomis, CA, Stanley (Barbara) Feathers of Turlock and one grandson, Jason Feathers.
Randy is preceded in death by his father Buford Feathers.
Visitation will be at Allen Mortuary, Monday, July 13 from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. A graveside service will be at Lakewood Memorial Park, Tuesday, July 14 at 11:00 am.
The Feathers family would like to make a special thank you to the Denair Fire Dept. for their kindness and support over the years, and asks that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the Denair Volunteer Fire Dept. 3918 N. Gratton Rd, Denair CA. 95316.