William Randy Gattis, 53, beloved by all who knew him, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 19, 2009 at Hendrick Medical Center . Randy’s smile and sense of humor were infectious, he loved life and lived it to the fullest and he brought incredible joy to loved ones and friends alike. He never met a stranger; his heart of compassion and unending energy, as well as his passion for loved ones will be greatly missed
Randy is survived by his two precious daughters, Stephanie Harrison, 24 and Britani, 17, his mother and stepfather, Desie and Clifton Covington; son-in-law, Rylan Harrison and grandson, William Corbin Harrison, age 1, all of Cisco; one sister, Sharon Castle and brother-in-law, Donald, nephews, TJ and Troy all from Gig Harbor, WA; fiancé’, Lana Posey and her sons Nathan and Matthew Posey of Arlington, TX; stepbrothers, Monte and Bryan Covington of Bowie and Wichita Falls, as well as his incredible extended family of loyal friends. His wife, Linda (Wheeler) Gattis on January 1, 2007 , preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM , Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at First Baptist Church in Cisco, officiated by Reverend C.P. Floyd and assisted by Reverend Craig Curry; burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery under the direction of Kimbrough Funeral Home.
Visitation with family and friends will be Monday, 5:00-7:00 PM at the funeral home.
The family has asked in lieu of flowers, that contributions be made to the Randy Gattis Love Fund established recently to defer medical costs and provide financial assistance for his daughter’s. Contributions can be sent to American State Bank, attn: Sherry Hennington, 418 Conrad Hilton Avenue , Cisco , TX 76437