NEW MADRID - John Randel "Randy" Ling, 42, died May 27, 2004, in New Madrid.
Born May 28, 1961, in Portageville, son of Shirley Shaw Ling of LaForge and the late Edwin Ling, he was a member and officer with New Madrid Eagles Aerie 4206 and was a booster member of American Legion Post 595.
On Oct. 18, 1981, in Anniston, he married Rhonda Grissom who survives of the home.
Survivors in addition to his wife and mother include: two daughters, Tiffany Ling and Holli Ling of New Madrid; one son, Christopher Ling of New Madrid; one sister and brother-in-law, Tamra and Chris McClellan of New Madrid; one brother, Rick Ling of New Madrid; and one granddaughter, Alyssa Woods of New Madrid.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Tom McCanless will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Rick Branum, Larry White, Robert Tidwell, Josh Nowell, Wesley Grissom and Roger Carden.
Honorary pallbearers will be: Sam Faulkner and Daryl Plymate.