Randall "Randy"'s Story
Randall B. Randy Hankins, 65, of Richmond, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Hospice Care Center of St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.
Randy, the son of Freemont Hankins and Leona Cox Riddell, was born in Detroit, Michigan on May 2, 1952. He was raised by his late step-father, John Edgar Riddell.
He served as an officer for the Richmond Police Department and was a member of the Madison County Fire Department. In 1991, Randy retired from the Richmond Fire Department after many years of service. He was also a Kentucky Colonel and enjoyed coaching Little League and Junior Pro Basketball.
On July 20, 1991, Randy united in marriage to Deborah DeeDee Kirby Hankins who survives.
Other survivors include: two sons: John Randall Hankins of Lexington and Aaron Douglas Tate of Richmond; three grandchildren: Anna Lynn Tate, Hunter Douglas Tate and Tatum Elizabeth Tate and his nieces: Davina Richardson and Mattie Smith.
Randy was also preceded in death by his sister: Deborah Hankins Masters and his niece who he helped to raise, Leona Sissy Farthing.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 2, 2017 at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Owen Moody officiating. Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 11:00 A.M. Monday at the funeral home.
The Richmond Fire Department will serve as his pallbearers.
Honorary Pallbearers include Steve Benton, Coach Donald Richardson, Gary Riddell, Billy Riddell, Billy Horn, Skip Benton, Wayne Abrams, Lawrence Bailey and all of his boys that he coached over the years.
The family wishes to thank the ICU Staff of St. Joseph Hospital and the Hospice Center for their excellent care and professionalism in caring for Randy. www.cpcfh.com
Published on September 28, 2017