Randolph “Randy” Franklin McClary, of Owensville, Missouri was born on Sunday, August 28, 1949 in Bourbon, Missouri to James Elmer and Martha Lillian (Pennock) McClary and passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020 at the age of 71 years and 10 days.
Randy accepted the Lord early in life. During his younger years, he worked at Zephyr’s Truck Stop in Sullivan, Missouri and also provided wrecker service for some time.
On February 14, 1976 he married Antonia “Toni” Marie Sevcik in Denison, Texas.
After marrying Toni, he was on over-the-road truck driver for 35 years. He would haul freight out and produce back.
Upon experiencing health issues, he transported RV’s for the last eight years. When she retired, Toni traveled and vacationed with him occasionally. They had just returned from a vacation in Montana when he was diagnosed with cancer. Also, his
daughter Wendy traveled with him on many trips.
Randy enjoyed music and was very talented. He played the guitar with his mom, aunts, uncles and cousins. They had numerous blue grass jam sessions. He also delighted his nieces and nephews by playing Santa Claus through the years. Other interests including fishing, hunting, mowing grass and riding his motorcycle.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Martha McClary; sister, Dee McClary; brother, Jimmy McClary; and brothers-in-law, Herman Gould, Richard Wirz, and Dave Hodges.
He is survived by his wife, Antonia “Toni” McClary of Owensville, Missouri; son, Dale McClary of Owensville, Missouri; special grandson, Danny Bacon and wife Jill of Rogersville, Missouri; daughters, Wendy Wood of Gerald, Missouri, Chonna McClary and Tonia Foster and husband Glenn, all of Sullivan, Missouri and Tina Firestine and husband Albert of Colorado; brothers, Brad McClary of Sullivan, Missouri and Jesse “Jay” McClary and wife Renie of Leasburg, Missouri; sisters, Debbie King and husband Ralph of Leasburg, Missouri, Donna McClin and Della Hodges, both of Branson, Missouri; sisters-in-law, Charlotte Gould of Arizona and Barbara Wirz of Rolla, Missouri; 12 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Life service will be held by the family on Saturday, September 26, 2020 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Owensville Masonic Lodge located in Owensville, Missouri.
The family has chosen cremation as his final disposition.
All arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.