Magnus H. “Randy” Ransom, 83, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, January 1, 2016 at his residence in Shelbyville.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2016 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 4, 2016 at Wimberly Cemetery in Shelby County with Bro. Jeff Spring and Bro. Jack Forbis officiating.
Mr. Ransom was born April 13, 1932 in Branchville, Indiana to McKinley Hobert Ransom and Annabell Saalman Ransom. He retired from a supervisory position with Lucent Technologies. Mr. Ransom was a founding member of the Toledo Bend Baptist Church. He proudly served his country in the Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by:
Wife, Rossie Ransom of Shelbyville
Son, Randy C. Ransom and wife, Mary of Champlain, Illinois
Janet Eppler and husband, Todd of Bossier City, Louisiana
Rhonda Lewis and husband, Dalton of Shreveport, Louisiana
Cindy Poellnitz of Shelbyville
Lori Ezernack, Jim Lewis, Jonathan Lewis, Paul Honeycutt, Blake Ransom, Jay Arnold and Stefani McCabe.
Russell Ransom of Wabash, Indiana
Cedric Ransom and wife, Virginia of Indianapolis, Indiana
Sister, Wanda Gillman of Austin
Preceded in death by:
Parents, McKinley Hobert and Annabell Saalman Ransom
Son, Steve Arnold
Brothers, Charles Ransom and Edgar Ransom
Honorary pallbearers will be Jay Arnold, Bobby Leonard, Charlie Patton, Dakota Bridge, Ken Cooper, and J.D. Weldon.