James Phillip Randall
November 11, 1926- May 1, 2015
Captain James Phillip Randall, 88, husband of Judith A. Wallace Randall, and resident of Asbury Solomons, passed away on Friday, May 1, 2015 in Solomons, MD.
Born on November 11, 1926 in Memphis, TN, Captain Randall was the son of the late Frank Leigh Randall, Sr. and Blanche Ehler Randall Perin. Captain Randall attended school in Cincinnati, OH, graduating from Hughes High School in 1945. After graduation, he joined the Army Air Corps, serving from 1944 to 1946. After being discharged from the Air Force after the war, he attended the University of Cincinnati, graduating in 1952. He joined the Coast and Geodetic Survey (now NOAA) Commissioned Corps in 1954 from which he retired in 1978. In 1982 he began a career as a ship’s pilot in the waters of Southeast Alaska. He retired again in 1992.
In addition to his wife, Captain Randall is survived by his four children, Mark P. Randall, Bridget Randall Cookfair, Anne Randall Goodwin, and Julie Randall Koehn. He is also survived by three stepchildren, David A. Rice, II, Shelby Rice, and Diane Rice Rowe Spalding, as well as seventeen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Frank L. Randall of Hamilton, OH.
Sunday, May 24, 2015