George H. Randall, Jr., 87, of Stafford Springs, CT., passed away on Monday, June 1, 2020 at Johnson Memorial Hospital. George was born in Ludlow, MA on February 14, 1933, the son of the late George and Wilhelmina (Black) Randall. He was a proud graduate of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 1953, sailed in the merchant navy for a period, and then served the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict reaching the rank of Lieutenant. Upon leaving the naval service, he was employed at the Hamilton Standard Division of United Technologies for 35+ years. It was here he met and fell in love with June G. Durant, his future wife and life partner. During retirement, he pursued his hobbies of woodworking, auto restoration, reading, and yard-work. He was a skilled craftsman who built models, furniture, and clocks. He loved the sea, ships, boats, and anything mechanical. In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by his sister Jean Randall. George is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years of marriage June G. (Durant) Randall of Stafford Springs, CT., two devoted children Michael G. Randall and his wife Mikki of Sandwich, MA., and Susan R. Chase and her husband Darren of Maple Valley, WA., and three cherished grandchildren Courtney Petrucci and her husband Russ, Zachary Chase and his wife Samantha, and Ryan Chase and his fiancé Olivia Love and he leaves two great-grandchildren Greyson Chase and Sofie Rose Petrucci. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at 12 noon on Monday, June 8, 2020 at the Hillcrest Park Cemetery, 895 Parker Street, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice. Arrangements entrusted to the Byron Keenan Funeral Home and Cremation Tribute Center, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield, MA, 01118. For additional information please visit www.byronkeenan.com
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