November 28, 1921 ~ June 3, 2002
In the Veteran's Hospital, West Haven, June 3, 2002, Cleophas (Jack) James Randall, 80, husband of Jacqueline Rothier Randall of 523 Valley St., New Haven, father of Edwige, Evelyn and Wendell J. Randall all of New Haven and Marcel Randall of Houston, TX also survived by four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, predeceased by a sister, Ellece Horne and a brother, Robert J. Randall. He was born in Flynn, TX, Nov. 28, 1921 a son of the late Edward and Ida Williams Randall. During WW II he was a Corporal in the US Army and was stationed in Scotland, also participated in the D-Day landings at Omaha Beach, Normandy on June 6, 1944. He saw action in the battles of Ardennes, Northern France and the Rhineland. Among his decorations were the American Theater Ribbon, the EAME Campaign Ribbon with 2 bronze stars and the Victory Ribbon with 1 service stripe and 5 overseas service bars. He re-enlisted for 3 years and served in Reims, France and Germany. He was a machinist for 33 years for Olin Corp. and retired in 1982. He was a member of the V.F.W. of Hamden. Funeral service Saturday, June 8 at 10 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Friends may call Sat. from 9 - 10 a.m. Burial with Military Honors in Evergreen Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., Suite 1100, New York, NY 10016.