Basil C. Randolph, 92, of Ripley passed away July 25, 2015 at his home following a long illness.

He was born June 15, 1923 at Charleston, a son of the late Brady and Ora Bell Casto Randolph. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and retired from Kaiser Aluminum where he was a mechanic. He was known as a good Christian Man who enjoyed good preaching and gospel music. Mr. Randolph enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Anna Whited Randolph; sons Robert  Randolph and his wife Connie of Ripley and Jeffrey Randolph and his wife Sheila of Ripley; grandchildren Rhonda (Timothy) Burgess, Brian (Erin) Randolph, Cary (Brandi) Randolph, Melissa Ryan and Matthew Randolph; great grandchildren Megan Randolph, Brady Randolph, Madaline Randolph, Stephanie Gruber, Elijah Randolph, Whitney Randolph, Chole Randolph, Raquel Burgess, Daniel Burgess, Makayla Ryan, Elijah Ryan and Lydia Ryan.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters Audrey Skeen and Alma Jones.

Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley with Pastor Aaron Melhorn officiating. Burial will be in the Fairplain Cemetery near Ripley. Friends may call from 6 to 8 pm Tuesday  at the funeral home.

For those wishing to make donations in memory of Basil Randolph the family suggests that they be made to Kanawha Hospice, 1606 Kanawha Blvd W., Charleston, WV 25387

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