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Dale Duane Randolph, 1944 - 2021
Dale Duane Randolph

Dale D. Randolph, age 77 years, of Great Bend, Kansas passed away unexpectedly with his devoted wife, Rosey at his side on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at University of Kansas Health Systems – Great Bend Campus.  Dale was born on February 15, 1944, in Allison, Kansas to Ernie and Ruth (Spillman ) Randolph.  He moved to Ness City Kansas as a young man where he met his wife Rosey in Beeler at a Donkey Basketball game.  Dale and Rose Mary (Anderson) Randolph  were married January 18,1964 at Ness City, Kansas and raised two children. Together they celebrated 57 years of marriage.  Dale worked in the oil field for many years before starting his own Trucking business in 1992 and retired from trucking in 2011.  Dale enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching sports and doing yard work. He loved to visit family and two of his favorite past times was taking road trips and going to casinos. A retirement highlight was when he and Rosey took a Carnival cruise to Jamaica and Cozumel, Mexico.
Survivors include his wife Rosey, of the home; son Delbert Randolph and wife Hope and daughter Dana Randolph-Brown; three grandchildren: Allie Brown, Chase Brown, and Alex Randolph; one sister Deloma Foley (Randolph); and long time buddy, Kurt DeWald; Brothers-in-law: Joe Anderson and wife Linda, Mickey Anderson and wife Becky, Jimmy Anderson and wife Susan, Ronnie Anderson and wife Darlene; Sisters-in-law Cindy McGinnis and Alice Barber; multiple nieces and nephews.  Dale was preceded in death by his parents Ernie and Ruth Randolph, his sister Dottie Lewis (Randolph) and grandson Devin Randolph; two sisters-in-law, Peggy (Anderson) Naylor and Kay (Anderson) Legg; two brother-in-laws, Donnie Anderson and Rudy Anderson.  Dale will be remembered every day by his friends and family for his ornery sense of humor, generous soul and thankful heart.  His wife hopes to honor his legacy by contributing to Royal Family Kids Camp in his honor.
Per Dale’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.  A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 19, 2021 at Encounter Church (First Assembly of God), 601 Patton Road, Great Bend, Kansas with Pastor Dwight Dozier officiating.  Inurnment will follow in the Great Bend Cemetery North at Great Bend, Kansas.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in his honor to Royal Family Kids Camp in care of Encounter Church (please make checks payable to Encounter Church).  The family is asking for thoughts and prayers as they grieve.  Online condolences may be left for the family and a full obituary notice may be viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Charter Funerals
2115 Washington Street
Great Bend, KS  67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 17, 2021