Stephen Randall “Randy” Traughber, age 59 of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on March 4, 1957 to the late James Odell and Nancy Louise Traughber.
When talking with his family, Mr. Randy was described as a loving father, devoted husband, caring friend, funny, giving and most of all truthful. He loved spending time with his family and with his grandchildren as they played around the house. There were many memorable times from holidays spent together, to different celebrations that came along through the years, to just spending a summer night cooking out with his family, Mr. Randy was right in the middle bringing smiles to his family.
Mr. Randy enjoyed working with his hands, he was a very talented maintenance man, and he held a special gift in electrical work and was a talented wood worker. If you couldn’t get him on the phone he was probably playing in the garden or fishing down at Red River.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Randy is preceded in death by his first wife, Wanda Gail Durham Traughber and brother, Tommy Traughber.
He is survived by his wife, Annie Nell Traughber; children, Billy Dale(Nelea) Paulus, Angela Dawn (Jeremy) Cowan, Cristy Lynn (Buster) Roach, Tanya Marie Traughber, Sherri Renae (David) Powell; sisters, Elizabeth Dorris, Wanda Rose, Gail (Jerry) Duffer, Pam (Larry) Rose, Beverly (Eugene) Beauchane, Barbara (Mike) Carter, and Sue (Danny Ray) Elliott; brothers Alvin Traughber and Dwight Traughber; grandchildren, Anighya Crocker, Logan Roach, Austin Roach, Braden Cowan, Noah Powell, Alexander Paulus, and Jake Powell; and a host of nieces, nephews and dear friends.
A Life Celebration will be held at 12 Noon on Friday, March 18, 2016 at Springfield Funeral Home Chapel with Father Prientice Dean officiating, burial will follow at Springfield Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Scottie Beauchane, Travis Duffer, Jeremy Duffer, Logan Roach, Anighya Crocker, and Frank Hardaway and Honorary Pallbearers will be Austin Roach, Jake Powell, Noah Powell, Braden Cowan and Alexander Paulus. The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 17, 2016 from 4-8pm with a Rosary at 7pm, then again on Friday from 9am until the time of service.
These arrangements were entrusted to Springfield Memorial Gardens, Funeral Home and Cremation Center: 4005 Memorial Blvd, Springfield, Tennessee 37172 615-384-5437