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“Randy will be missed by all who knew him. ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Rosanne Brown - Kettering, OH

“While we did not have the privilege of knowing Randy for a very long period, the time we did know him left a wonderful impression we will always hold...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Sara, Sheila, and Elroy - NC

“Words can't express how thankful we are for all of the food, flowers, phone calls, prayers and support after the heartbreaking loss of our son, Randy...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Gracie & Andy Wimmer - Narrows, VA

“We were so very saddened to hear of Randy's passing but we know it is Heaven's gain. We had the privilege of sharing our home with Randy many times...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: John and Carolyn Gerlach - WV

“We certainly enjoyed Randy sharing his love of God. He had a ready smile and was so quick to offer help in any way. He will be missed. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Larry and Judy Poppe - Celina, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss. The Wimmer family is in our prayers. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Tom Ratliff - Hopewell, VA

“Randy was in our area several years. We enjoyed him a lot! He was a great guy! Very sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Kenny and Tammy Toops - Conroe, TX

“I am so sorry to hear of Randy's passing. He spent a lot of time in our area when he was in the ministry, and we sure enjoyed him. Randy's family...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Raynola Little - New Philadelphia, OH

“Gracie and Family, You are in our thoughts and prayers. Wish that we could take away the pain, but only God can do that. We love you. God bless you...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Betty Wilson - Princeton, WV

“Andy & Gracie and family, I am so sorry to hear about Randy. I know he has fought a long hard battle and now he is at peace. Know you guys are in my...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Alisa Pence - Peterstown, WV

“We knew Randy was ill, but was shocked to hear of his death. We didn't realize his health had declined so severely. Please know we are very sorry...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Dwayne & Carla Holladay - VA

“So sorry for your loss. We knew Randy years ago and he was always so pleasant and friendly. We know you will miss him much...but just hang on to...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Joe and Joyce Deel - Roanoke, VA

“Gracie and Andy, Terry and Connie ~ We send you our sympathy and tender care. Savor the good memories. Lovingly, Jim and Cheryl Hutchinson ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Jim and Cheryl Hutchinson - WA

“Randy was appreciated and will be remembered for his time in the ministry. Our hearts go out to family at this time... ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Joyce S - Friend

“I met Randy in the summer of 1978 we became good friends , Randy was always quick with a smile and a good word , he was the first best friend I ever...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Raymond Lewis Fannin - Mt.Hope, WV

“It was good to see Randy at Sunday morning Mtg this summer. Thankful for what he's shared from Timothy. With sincere sympathy. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Marylou Gatan - Marion, NC

“So sorry for your loss! My prayers are with you. ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Katrina Weatherly - Narrows, VA

“Thoughts and prayers to the family. ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Vicki Davis Chalkley - Aylett, VA

“So sorry to lose another classmate from the great class of 1980. My prayers for the Wimmer Family as they go through this most difficult time....Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Tracey Fields Haney - Norman, OK

Randy Craig Wimmer, 53 of Lexington, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, October 24th, 2015 at the home of his parents, Andy and Gracie Wimmer in Narrows.

He was born in Pearisburg on April 5th, 1962. When he was a child, he lived in several states because his Dad worked construction. Randy's family moved to Narrows in 1977, where he graduated from Narrows High School in 1980. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Air Force, and later worked for Hobet Mining in Madison, West Virginia for ten years. Afterward, he chose to enter the ministry, where he served for five years until being diagnosed with liver disease. He attended college in Ohio, majoring in hospital administration. He later lived and worked for a time in Farmville, Virginia, where he married a woman in his faith, Elizabeth Hutchison.

Randy worked several other jobs until his condition worsened.

In addition to his mother and father, he is survived by two sisters, Terri Forbes of Glen Lyn, and Connie Wimmer of Narrows; two uncles, Bill Wimmer of Narrows and Arnold Mullins of High Point, North Carolina; an aunt, Pat Hare of Amelia, Virginia; a special aunt, Bertha Emerson of Chester, Virginia; four other aunts, two from Lexington, Kentucky, two from Hopewell, Virginia; three other uncles, one from Lexington, Kentucky, one from Breaks, Virginia, and one from Oakwood, Virginia; a special friend, Bill W., for 29 years; and another special friend, Duart Addison of Bluefield, Virginia; and numerous cousins.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows. Burial will follow in Sunrise Memorial Gardens in Rich Creek. The family will receive friends at Riffe's Funeral Service Tuesday from 11 AM until just prior to the service.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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