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Bethel Free Will Baptist Church
Friday January 21st, 2022

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Bethel Free Will Baptist Church
Friday January 21st, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Rev. Randolph Autrey

Rev. Randolph Autrey, 89, of Marion, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022, at his residence.

Randolph was born in Yancey County, North Carolina, on December 10, 1932, to the late Jasper and Bonnie Gouge Autrey. He was married to his wife of sixty nine years, Dorothy McPeters Autrey. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War. Randolph was a Pastor. He dedicated his life to sharing the Gospel. He was Pastor at South Toe Baptist Church prior to his retirement. Randolph was devoted to his family. He was full of love and was loved by many.

In addition to his parents, Randolph was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Randolph Autrey; two sisters, Augusta Branch and Sadie Autrey; and three brothers, Leland, Ranis, and Lewis Autrey.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Dorothy Autrey of Marion; two sons, Randall Autrey of Yancey County and Russell Autrey and wife Lauren of Marion; a brother, David Autrey and wife Martha of Yancey County; ten grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 21, 2022, at Bethel Freewill Baptist Church in Marion. Rev. Larry Anderson will officiate and Rev. Jeff Autrey will assist. Burial will follow at Murphy’s Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service at the Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to McDowell Hospice or Gideons International. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.beamfuneralservice.com

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Hey Dorothy if there's anything that we can do for you please let us know we are so sorry for your loss hope you're feeling better do your neighbor Jessie and Paul if you need us call us I don't have your phone number or I would have called

Jessie Hensley Jan 18 2022 12:43 PM

Dorthy and sons, so sorry to hear of Randy's passing. Randy was one of a kind, always enjoyed being in his presence. He was a great preacher. Him and daddy will be waiting on the rest of us. Love you all, Regina Ballet Pendley and John Henry Pendley

Regina Ballew Pendley Jan 18 2022 7:37 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Randolph Autrey

Sharon Webb Patton Jan 14 2022 4:44 PM

You will be missed Uncle Randy, prayers are with Aunt Dot and family. He was a special and good man, lots of memories.. We love ya'll.

Vanessa Autrey Jan 12 2022 3:59 PM

My thoughts and prayers for your family. Uncle Randy was a wonderful person. He will be missed.

Cathy Halterman Jan 12 2022 7:15 AM

Dot and family, so very sorry, prayers for comfort and peace for all of you.I know He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Carol Ann Elliott Jan 11 2022 1:49 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Randolph Autrey

Wilma Styles Jan 11 2022 1:16 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Randolph Autrey

Steven and Venita Wyatt Jan 11 2022 1:14 PM

Praying for you Aunt Dot, and Family. My uncle Randy was so dear to me and he will be missed.

Elaine & Chris Jan 11 2022 12:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Randolph Autrey

Rev. Chris Clayton SR.& Elaine Clayton Jan 11 2022 11:57 AM

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