Randy Tanner

Randy E. Tanner

March 17, 1950 - April 24, 2018 


Randy E. Tanner, 68, of Creston, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 after a brief illness.

He was born in Chloe, WV on March 17, 1950 to the late James Hunter and Mary Lee (McCune) Tanner and was named Randall Eugene.  He served in the U.S. Navy from 1968 – 1969 and had made his home in the Creston and Sterling area most of his life. He met the former Jenivine Jackson on Aug. 26, 1986 and they spent nearly 32 years together and were married on May 3, 2008. Randy enjoyed fishing, planting and picking strawberries with his granddaughter and playing cards with his friends.  He loved spending time with his family and friends and hanging with his son, Ronnie and brother, John.  He will be greatly missed.

Surviving are his wife, Jenivine; children, Robert (Tonya) Tanner of Texas, Angela (Frank) Forie of West Salem, Christy (Peter) Muller of Creston, Jeffery Jackson of Creston and Ronnie McIe of the home; grandchildren, Frankie Forie, Selena Jackson, Jada Jackson, Jena Rodriquez, Jake Tanner, Jessie Tanner and Joey Tanner; his sister, Judy (David) Morgan of Rittman and brother, John (Beryl) Tanner of Rittman and nieces, nephews and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Stanley, Ray and infant Roger and infant sister, Susie.

Services will be Friday, April 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with Pastor Mike Sollars officiating.  Burial will be in Rittman Cemetery.  Friends may call Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.  Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com  A special thanks to daughter Christy and brother John for all the care given to Randy during the past week of his life.  He will be forever loved.

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Name: Vincent Hartman

 Randy,  you were always an awesome friend. Until we meet again, Rest In Peace !!! 


Name: Savannah Napier

He sure will be missed by a lot of people. Rip buddy. 


Name: Mick and Patty Moore & Family

We was so sorry to hear of the passing of Randy... Our thoughts and prayers are with all his family... he will be sadly missed....


Name: Mark harshberger

Dear family of Randy tanner I would to send my deepest condolences to the family.I have been there through a lot and also would like to say that Randy aka to me as uncle Randy will be greatly missed.I would also like to say that no matter what that I am always hear if you need me.There is always an angel watching over us all and now he is looking down on us saying keep your head up everything will be ok.He also is saying I installed the clapper just for you R.I.P uncle Randy we love you and fly high with them all.


Name: Jessie Smith

sorry to hear of randys  passing. sending my condolences. ...Will miss seeing him at ox roast.


Name: Ed karecki

Lost a true friend. Loads of memories & times together. Miss u buddy. Sympathy & thoughts to family.


Name: Carroll and Betty Tanner and whole Tanner family

We are so sorry to hear of Randy's passing. But he has gotten his reward in heaven I'm sure. RIP cuz.


Name: Debbie and Tyler  Melrath Misty and A.J. Nelson

 R.I.P cuz Fly High with the
Angels.....You will be missed
And loved... Sending prayers to the family you are in our hearts....


Name: Heather Tanner (Hooser)

Broke my heart to hear the news! I still can’t believe it! I’m glad your no longer suffering! We have the best guardian angel there is. I love you uncle randy! 










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