Randall K. Addington

August 27, 1955 ‒ July 27, 2016

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Randall K. Addington, 60, of Mansfield, died Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. He fought a valiant battle with cancer since 2011.  He was born August 27, 1955 in Baltimore, Maryland, to Hobart and Dorothy (Buchanan) Addington.

Randall was a veteran of the US Marine Corps.  He retired as a foreman from J & D Hydrotech in 1996.  Randall was a true outdoorsman and member of the Ashland Conservation Center.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodcarving.

He was a family man who was a beloved husband and father. Randall was humble, passionate, and strong and showed his family how to love unconditionally. He loved everyone and never met a stranger.

He is survived by his wife Linda (Reese) Addington; six children, Carrie (Dan) English, Jason Addington, Preshie (Dave) Stirtzinger, Amber (Chris) Dorsey, Ryan Addington, Tiffany Jessop; mother Dorothy Addington; nine grandchildren Austin, Dakoda, Jayce, Elizabeth, Brianna,David, Skyler, Abbie, and Taylor; two brothers, Phillip (Kathy) Addington, and Ray Addington;  sister-in-law Kim Addington; father-in-law James Reese; sister-in-law Jessie Reese; and brothers-in-law James Reese Jr (Celeste Amato) and David (Michelle) Reese, I.

Randall was preceded in death by his father Hobart Addington; brother Kevin Addington; and mother-in-law Jessie Reese.

Visitation will be held Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 1-4pm in the Finefrock Chapel of the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. His funeral service will be held Monday at 1pm at Linden Road Presbyterian Church, 160 S. Linden Road, Mansfield with Pastor Michael Workman officiating. Additional visitation will begin at 12 pm at the church. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.  Military honors will be performed by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail.

Memorial contributions to Snyder Funeral Homes may be made to assist the Addington family with funeral expenses.

Online condolences to Randall’s family may be made by visiting: SnyderFuneralHomes.com

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  • Ive never met a more caring person, who invited everyone into there home and into there heart..if he knew you he loved you..as i did him, rest in peace Randall.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. When I think back I always remember how much I laughed and made jokes with this truly special man. My heart aches for the pain my sister in law and nephews are feeling right now. I know your Dad is in a better place and is at peace. I am praying for all of you and I am here to support and love you no matter what you need! Keep memories alive in your mind and hearts and he will be right beside you every step of the way.
    Love you

  • Randall was a very large part of my life ,he has been there for me anytime I needed him . I will miss you bubby and I will see you again when the time come tell then my heart will have a peace missing. I love you bubby tell we meet again..

  • I have never in my life have met a more kind, compassionate, loving, good hearted funny guy. He brought joy to my heart whenever I was around him. Even though it has been years since I last seen Randall,I’ll never forget how he always made me feel welcome. He had a beautiful soul and a love for his family that was so fierce that nothing could ever sever their bond. Fly High Randall for now you can spread your wings and soar through endless skies.

  • Randall, we had many a good times together. I gonna miss you my friend. I love you brotha

  • I am so very sorry for your the loss. I know he will be greatly missed by everyone that had the pleasure to meet Randy. Randy can now keep My Tim company until we meet them in Heaven!!! What a glorious day that will be!!!!!!!!! I am sending prayers for peace and understanding for God’s reason to call Randy home so young. Love you guy’s Molly Dials ( Adkins )

  • Linda I don’t even know the right words to say to you cause I havent had the experience of losing the love of my life . But from day one when you told me you was falling in love with Randall and we would sneak and see him when I seen your eyes light up I knew Randall was your soul mate . My heart goes out to you and all of the family . Iam so sorry I won’t be able to be there with you on Sunday or Monday . But if I could I sure would . I love you so much . Heaven received a special angel RIP Randall

  • Linda and family, our love and prayers are with each of you. Sorry we cannot come to be with all of you in person, but we will be there in spirit. Praying God will wrap His arms around each of you and you will feel His holy presence, strength, peace and love. We love you and are praying for you. God bless, Aunt Sue and Uncle JamesS

  • I’m sorry for your loss. May he forever be in your hearts. He has and will always hold a place in my heart.

  • I am so sorry for your loss. But please know that it was never God’s will for him to die. And he is in God’s memory and will not be forgotten. John 5:28,29

  • Linda and family, so sorry for your loss but know he is in the arms of a good man and he had to take him back home for a reason why no one knows but god knows when and Randall is in no more pain or suffering . Linda know that im here for you dear and that I have not lost the love of my life although jerry has passed we had separated long ago but I still hurt for my one daughter that it was her dad. But to know what you are going through I don’t hun but I have good listening ears and broad shoulders to cry on and im here my friend even though I only met randall and seen you with him I am sure he was an awesome husband and dad. May god bless you and be with you hun. Sending love and prayers for you and all of your family. Fly high Randall and go R.I.P.

  • Deepest condolences to the Addington’s. My heart goes out to you. You have lost so much these past few weeks. May God watch over you and keep you in his arm’s during your time of need.

  • Family and friends. I am so sorry to hear about Randall falling asleep in death. He will not be forgotten because of Jesus’ promise found at John 5:28,29. I hope this promise bring comfort during your difficult time.

  • My heart breaks for you all. Randy was a good Guy. He will be missed. I will keep hole Family in my prayers.