Gerald "Bob" Neal Randall JR

Sep 8, 1930 – May 3, 2017

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             The angels in Heaven where very happy

                  with their brother coming home

              They sent the sunshine and warmth for us.


Gerald “Bob” Neal Randall age 86, passed away on May 3rd, 2017 in Edgewood Washington, surrounded by family and friends. Bob was born in Seattle on September 8th, 1930 to Gerald and Ellen Randall. Bob grew up in Seattle, graduating from Cleveland High school in 1950. In 1953 Bob and Viviane got married and he enlisted in the Ready Reserves.

Bob and Viviane settled in Burien WA, where they raised their two children, Theresa and Ross. Aerospace was Bob’s passion, he worked for Boeing as a mechanic for 40 years before retiring.  He loved to create, he was an avid builder, spending endless hours in his workshop at home.  Bob moved away from his passion for building to watching the Mariners on television with his family.

Bob was a caring and selfless man. He was always willing to help neighbors, friends, and his family. Bob was a modest person who cared more about others that personal recognition and was always putting others before himself. Bob was a passionate, kind, driven, dedicated, loving, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He is truly cherished by everyone who knew him and will be sorely missed.

Bob is preceded in death by parents and his brother, Bill Randall. He is survived by his wife, Viviane, his brother, John Randall, children, Theresa and Ross, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces, and nephews.

Bob will have a visitation at Bonney-Watson Federal Way on Friday, May 12th, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with services at Gethsemane Cemetery on Saturday, May 13th, at 12:30 PM with Graveside Service at 1:30 PM.


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