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Robert "Randy" Randolph Head

Oct. 2, 1940 - Sep. 8, 2017

Date of Service: Sep. 15, 2017

You had a good run; you can hold your head high,
Saddle up cowboy for your last ride in the sky

Randy was born on October 2, 1940 to his loving parents Hamilton and Vivian Head in Phoenix, Arizona. Randy was the fourth of six children and grew up in a home where family was everything.
At the age of 17 he joined the United States Navy and served overseas in the Vietnam War on the USS Jarvis. Even at such a young age, Randy was very patriotic and fought hard for his country. Through service to his country, loyal patriotism lasted throughout his life.
Over his lifetime Randy worked many occupations. After leaving the Navy he worked on a ranch in Hobbs, New Mexico where his love for horses and outdoors flourished. After a time, he moved to Oregon where he worked as a logger and helped build Lake Selmac in Grants Pass. Upon leaving Oregon, Randy made his way back to Arizona where he worked training and breaking horses on ranch in Chino Valley. While in Arizona, Randy also spent multiple years riding bulls in the professional circuit. Eagle Mountain California was the next place Randy hung his hat; he worked there in the mines before deciding his heart belonged in Idaho. He first worked in Pocatello at the JR Simplot Plant doing maintenance. He then found himself in Paul, Idaho where he began working for Weliever’s Welding and Machine Shop and later moving to the Amalgamated Sugar Factory, where he worked for many years as a welder and mechanic, before retiring in 2010.
In May of 1982 Randy married the love of his life Karry Moss. They settled in Paul, Id and were blessed with two children, who shared his love of the outdoors. Many weekend camping trips, desert drives, and mountain hikes were common family activities. Randy enjoyed his guns, and loved hunting. He was an avid supporter of the NRA. Year after year he successfully tagged deer, and venison was a common winter staple.
Randy was a true cowboy, with a special love for horses. You could often find him at the race track cheering on his horses. When he wasn’t at the track you could find him at Shaker’s either dancing with Karry to the Fugitives, or playing on their annual pool league. Randy loved playing pool and on many occasions was heard promising to take it easier on someone, as long as they would play another round. He also loved bowling, and was on a bowling team with his wife and in-laws for many years.
Randy was very loved by the community and had many close friends. He would drop everything to help someone, no matter what the time.
After a brief battle with cancer, Randy passed away September 8, 2017 at the age of 76 surrounded by family in Twin Falls, Idaho.
He is survived by his wife Karry of Paul, Idaho; his ten children, Jacob (Hailey) Head of Paul, Idaho; RoweDean (Peter) Perreira of Paul, Idaho; Beth Briney of Aransas Pass, Texas; Robert (Colleen) Head of Grants Pass, Oregon; Kimberly Kovarik of Grants Pass, Oregon; Christopher (Tina) Head of Fair Play, Missouri; Terry Head of Williams, Oregon; James Head of Grants Pass, Oregon; Melanie (Rob) Wright of Janesville, Wisconsin; Justin (Sherry) Head Burrup of Houston Lake, Missouri; His twenty seven grandchildren, Zarek, Acelyn, Mccoy, McKinley, Alexander, Barbara, Shaelyn, Alex, Heather, Jeremy, Timothy, Justin, Jessica, Austin, William, Adam, Acacia, Stevie, Troy, Travis, Sarah, Mathew, Christina, Kody, Kayleah, Christian and Kylie. His four foster children, Donald Hawkes of Paul, Idaho, Teresa (Evan)Miller of Burley, Idaho; Cassie (Donald) Papp of Oakley, Idaho; Patricia (James) French of Rupert, Idaho. His fourteen foster grandchildren, Kyler, Breanna, Adam, Leeanna, Brooks, Hagen, Duncan, Dana, Ivy, Melea, Gunner, Rhulayna, Atley, and Levi. Several Great Grandchildren and his five brothers and sisters; Beth Axley of Skull Valley, Arizona; Richard Head of Burtrum, Minnisota; RoweDean Greenwood of Skull Valley, Arizona; Eddie Head of Dewey, Arizona; Linda (Brad) Phillips of Monroe, Washington.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 15, 2017 at Hansen Mortuary. Viewing for family and friends will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017 and for one hour prior to the services at the mortuary. Services will conclude with Burial in the Paul Cemetery with Military Honors by the Mini-Cassia Veterans. Services are under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary.

Condolences for Robert "Randy" Randolph Head

From Vickie Jojansson:
Karry so sorry for your loss Hun!!! If you need any thing please give me a call. It doesn't matter what time ok. I wish we didn't have to leave so soon... I love you so much ....
From Loni Groves:
Kerry, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and sympathy are with you!
From Connie Gilleo:
Karry so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
From Connie Gilleo:
Karry so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
From Pauline Chavez:
My dear sweet friend Karry, I am so sorry for your loss of Randy.May God bless you in your time of heart ache. Please tell your children I am sorry for the loss of their dad. If there is anything I can do for you please let me know. You are in my prayers. I love you friend.
From Vern E. Preuit:
A very nice man and friend.
From CleAnn Knopp:
Karry, I wish you the same love and compassion you left with so many others in their time of need. I was so sorry to read of your husband's passing and pray the Lord will bless you and your family with strength and memories.
From Valerie Cowell Arlington WA:
Karry, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! I remember when I was down your way an I was at yer house an Randy took me outside to show me around, He was so nice. It has to be very difficult to loose the love of yer life, but know he is in a good place an will forever hold you in his heart as you will him.
From Suzanne Maier:
I feel so honored to have known this wonderful man. My heart goes out to Karry and her family. Love you guys.
From Tom and Paula Marie:
There are no words to express the sympathy we feel for your loss. May you and the rest of your family sense the Lords loving presence in the difficult days to come. May your memories bring you some peace. Y'all are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
From Linda, Luke and Brianna Randow:
Karry, We're so sorry for the loss of your wonderful husband. I know his love will live within you... forever! Praying for you!
From Doreen Carroll:
So sorry for your lost. Our prayers are with you and your family through this difficult time.
From Judy Huizinga :
Karry I'm so sorry for your loss. If I can help you in any way message me. I'm keeping you in my prayers!!
From Dale Jafek:
So sorry for your lost, Randy will be missed by many!
From LeRoy Ulrich:
I am so sorry for your loss. I considered Randy a good friend. I remember a deer hunting trip we took to woods canyon, don't know if we got anything but we had fun.
From Janet Booth:
So sorry Carrie
From Loree Geyer-Roberts :
Karry, i wish I could be there with you. I have lots of memories of Randy I have cherished and will always cherish throughout my lifetime.
I still have the band you and Randy gave me to wear when we went out so men had to ask him if they could dance with me!!! That's was super fun, and funny. He was an awesome man and will be missed. My prayers are with you for strength and comfort my friend. Love you forever.
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