Memorial services for Randie Ray Wolverton, 69, of Chickasha, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 19, 2020 in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel with Brad Davis officiating.
Randie Wolverton and his twin brother, Ronnie, were born February 28, 1951 in Macon, Georgia, to Bill Gene Wolverton and Betty Rhae (Widup) Wolverton. Their mother died when he was ten years old and his father then married Edna Wolverton, who raised them as her own. Randie died Friday, October 9, 2020 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Randie graduated from Parsons, Kansas high school in 1970.
He married DeAun Tait in 1970 and to this union his children, Shane and Melanie were born.
He first worked as a pipeline x-ray technician in Green Bay Wisconsin then he worked for the Parsons Fire Department, which was his dream job, until 1974. He went to work for the Michigan Wisconsin Pipeline Company in Lions, Kansas, Abilene, Kansas and then Chickasha, Oklahoma, retiring from there when it was known as ANR. He then became a contract welder working with several companies through the Pipeline Union 798 out of Tulsa, retiring in January 2017.
He was married to Sidney Walker Wolverton for 25 years until her passing.
On March 17, 2017, Randie married Ann Taylor and they lived in Chickasha.
He enjoyed golfing and collecting guns. He loved to visit family and would take trips to Kansas where he liked to golf with his brother, son and grandchildren. He was a jokester with a great sense of humor and he loved to laugh. He liked to be the life of the party and he loved to cook. Randie had a kind heart and always put others first ahead of himself. He loved his extended family and his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his pride and joy. He adored his pets, most recently, Millie.
He was preceded in death by his parents Betty Wolverton, Bill Wolverton and Edna Wolverton; wife Sidney Wolverton; sister Cherie Kruse; and niece Angie McKinney.
Survivors include his wife Annie Wolverton of Chickasha; son and daughter-in-law Shane and Lisa Wolverton of Humboldt, Kansas; daughter and son-in-law Melanie and Jeff Kidd of Oklahoma City; brother and sister-in-law Ronnie and Debra Wolverton of Parsons, Kansas; grandchildren and spouses Bethany and Mustafa Alzanadi, Jolie and Brad Myers, Dillon and Haley Wolverton, Madison, Kora, and Ellisyn Kidd; great-grandchildren Kenzington, Eithan, Cole and Jaxson; step-son James Bell and step-daughter Deborah Collier; and other extended family and friends.
Services and cremation arrangements are under the direction of Ferguson Funeral Home.