Randolph Franklin LaRue III, 76, of Buena Vista died March 14







Randolph Franklin LaRue III, 76, of Buena Vista died Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. 

Born June 23, 1942, in Washington D.C., he was a son of the late Randolph Franklin LaRue Jr. and Mildred Carr LaRue.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters Cynthia and Linda.  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.

Randolph was employed by Blue Bird until its closing and then retired from McQuay.  He loved to hunt and fish, and was a skilled musician who was talented on many instruments.

Surviving are his children, Lisa L. Hostetter of Raphine, Destry LaRue of Natural Bridge Station and Crystal LaRue, of Lexington; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Harrison Funeral Chapel with Ron Cash officiating.  Burial will be private. 

Friends may gather with the family from 5 to 7 Thursday, March 21, at Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.


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