Sumter, SC …… Maurice Perry Randle, age 87, died on Friday, February 2, 2018 at his residence.
Born in Greenwood, SC to Maurice Bozeman Randle and Nelle Perry Randle. He was reared by his aunt, Grace Randle in Sumter. He graduated from Edmunds High School and attended Presbyterian College where he was a member of Kalpha Alpha Fraternity. He served as a First Lieutenant at Ft. Smith, Arkansas. After the army, he began his career in the municipal water works business with his father as a salesman for Cities Supply Company, eventually owning the company and growing it to a total of three locations. He went on to invent the “Stretchbox” and founded Aqua Pioneer Corpration.
He was a life member of the American Water Works Association as well as serving on the advisory boards and councils of Dresser Manufacturing Company from 1978-1980, Rockwell International CO - Municipal and Utility Division, John – Mansville Pipe Company and the Community Board of NBSC, continuing as Emeritus status in his retirement. He was awarded the USA Design Award for Corporate Graphic Design.
He was a golf enthusiast and enjoyed boating. One of his proudest moments was piloting the High Cotton II to win the 11th Annual Georgetown Blue Marline Tournament with his crew.
He is survived by his wife, Emily Asbill Randle; daughters, Laura Gainey Hancock (Sterling) of Graniteville, SC and Melissa Primm (Tom) of Carolina Beach, NC; granddaughter, Emily Gainey Brazier (Chad) of North Augusta, SC and special friends, Gene Osteen and Brenda Pack.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 5, 2018 from 5:00 –7:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home, 1190 Wilson Hall Road, Sumter, SC 29150.
Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wilson Hall School, 520 Wilson Hall Road, Sumter, SC 29150 or to the charity of ones choice.
You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.
Bullock Funeral Home
Monday February 5th, 2018
5:00pm - 7:00pm
1190 Wilson Hall Road
Sumter, SC 29150
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Maurice will never have to face the last enemy death, ever again. In the meantime, his acts of faith live on until he stands up alive and whole in the Paradise. Isaiah 25:8 "He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces."
Submitted by Heather on Feb 9 2018 12:16:14 PM
Jane, we send our love and condolences to you and the family. We loved Perry not only as family, but as an individual of unique qualities and compassion. We are thankful for that. Joe and Jo Ann King
Submitted by Joe and Jo Ann King on Feb 7 2018 04:29:57 PM
Our deepest sympathy to the Randle family. Y’all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Joe Krumpotich and daughters, Kay and Mary Ann
Submitted by Joe Krumpotich on Feb 6 2018 02:24:37 PM
Jane, Josey and I are thinking of you as you go through this time of Perry's death. Cherish your memories.
Submitted by Pat (Andrews) Welsh on Feb 5 2018 10:31:40 PM
Melissa, Diane and I have you and the Randle family in our thoughts. May you all find peace and comfort in the days ahead.
Submitted by Larry Parks on Feb 4 2018 09:12:10 AM
Brenda and I were so sorry to hear of Perry's passing. Our scattered family continues to shrink.
Our thoughts are with you as you will celebrate the long life of a good man.
Submitted by Mike & Brenda Craig, Charlotte, NC on Feb 3 2018 08:05:35 AM
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