Randy D. Samons, age 64 of Cridersville, passed at 10:42 a.m., Thursday, January 31, 2019 at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born February 5, 1954 in Lima, Ohio to the late Arliss W. and Ethelene Vanhoose Samons.
Mr. Samons retired from Shell as a pipeline inspector. After his retirement he was an independant contractor that allowed him to travel the world. During his travels, he made several trips to Russia making many friends there. He coached baseball, was an avid motorcycle rider and loved his beer. He will be remembered for being a great dad and grandpa.
Survivors include 2 sons – Justin M. Samons of Lima; Travis R. (Shana) Samons of California; 2 grandchildren – Mercedes and Sway; a sister – Ginger (Steve) Dankirt of Shawnee and his former wife Joann Frazier Crites of Elida.
There will be a gathering from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to donor’s choice.