Randolph (Randy) Edgar

Randolph (Randy) Edgar

Randolph (Randy) Edgar of Oldtown, ID, passed away at the age of 76 on September 16 at Kootenai Hospital after a short illness.

Randy was born on April 8, 1943, in Newport, WA to W.T. (Mike) and Helen Edgar. He attended Idaho Hill Elementary School, Newport High School and North Idaho Junior College. Randy retired from the USDA Forest Service in 1997. His Forest Service career spanned 33 years. After a short 6-month retirement, he went to work for Priest River Hardware taking a year off to drive logging trucks. Randy worked in the hardware field for 20 years, working for Priest River Ace Hardware until a short time before his death. Along with working at the Forest Service, Randy worked for Merritt Brothers Lumber Company alongside his father for numerous years and was also a former member of the Washington Air National Guard.

Randy had many passions. He loved watching his grandson Aiden play soccer, golfing and bowling, along with watching his beloved Seattle Seahawks and Gonzaga Bulldogs. He belonged to the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Kaniksu Loop Bowling Association, RMEF and was a long-time member of the Oldtown Water and Sewer Board.

Randy was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Michael Patrick Edgar and Douglas Wayne Edgar. He is survived by his wife, Janice (Jan) of Oldtown, ID, and three daughters, Kim Dodgion (Scot) of Canby, OR; Melanie Hernandez (Rick) of San Antonio, TX; Amanda Junttila (Adam) and a sister Marie Johnson of Spokane, WA. He also leaves behind his grandchildren, Jacob Dodgion, Mckayla Hernandez, Hunter Hernandez, Hannah Hernandez, Aiden Junttila, Anika Junttila and the newest member of the family, his great-granddaughter Maisle Trevino, along with numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great nephews. Randy had two “bonus” daughters, Christina (Wells) Walsh and Krista Schaff along with two “bonus” sons, Nick Haugen and Kasey Kongkright.

There will be a memorial service on October 4 at 11 AM at the Priest River Event Center. There will be a potluck following the service. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donate blood. This was an important part of Randy’s life. He donated 20 gallons of blood until his health prevented him from doing so.

Sherman-Campbell Funeral and Cremation Services in Priest River is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends are invited to sign the online guest book at shermancampbell.com.