Merle F. Randle, 82 of Staunton, IL passed away at his residence in Staunton, IL with family by his side on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Born September 20, 1938 in Worden, IL, he was a son of the Late Mr. & Mrs. George & Emma (Aldrup) Randle. He married Ina I. Clements on December 21, 1957 in Worden, IL and she passed away on October 26, 2018. Merle served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a Truck Driver for Illini Lumber Co. in Staunton for many years. He was a member of Teamsters and a Lifetime member of Staunton Sportsman’s Club. He was an avid fisherman and lived for his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by 1 Daughter – Tammy (Eddie) Meyer of Staunton, IL, 1 Son – Rick (Tammy) Randle of Staunton, IL, 3 Grandchildren – Kim (Nick) Hayden, Stacee (Chad) Harbin, Scott Meyer, 4 Great Grandchildren – Cole & Jenna Harbin, Hazel Highlander, and Layton Lewis. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers.
No services are scheduled. Memorials are suggested to Adopt-A-Pet of Benld.
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