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Randy Middleton, from Berryville, Ark., was born April 4, 1962 in Mexico, Mo. He died Dec. 3, 2012 in his home. He was 50 years of age.
Randy is survived by his wife, Kay, and one son, Cody; his mother and father, Donald and Patricia Middleton, of Ozark Mo.; and a sister, Dana, from Jefferson City. Randy also had one grandson, Donovhan Middleton, of Golden, Mo.
Randy first moved to Ava in 1975 and while in junior and senior high was heavily involved in sports. Randy was an exceptionally good football player. In 1977 when Ava was dominant in the SCA, Randy and others prided themselves as being practice dummies for the varsity squad which was triumphant that year.
Randy soon went to work in and around Douglas County. He lived and worked in the Wasola area and even spent a summer working the Oklahoma oil rush in Enid in 1981.
Randy was raised Catholic and was an avid hunter, fisherman and both a motorcyclist and mountain biker. Randy liked old trucks and Rock n Roll music. Randy always had a good time in his adventures in life and was well traveled.
Randy was owner and operator of R&R Roofing in Eureka Springs Ark., for 22 years. Randy left us all way too soon and will be sorely missed by all those who were lucky enough to know him.