Randy Farrell, 55 of Bismarck, passed away January 8, 2018 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Bismarck Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 - 7 that evening.
Randy was born in Fort Leonard Wood, MO on August 15, 1962 and was raised in Bismarck. Growing up Randy attended St. Anne’s and then St. Mary’s High School and was active in sports, particularly wrestling and football.
In 1980 he met Sandi Shaw and they fell in love and were married by 1983. They had two children, Michael and Nichole. Although their marriage ended in divorce there was still a lot of love between them. They remained good friends and still spent a lot of time together.
Randy worked several places in his life but really enjoyed working at Collin’s Furniture. He often remised of the pranks he and the guys would pull on each other. He really loved his crew there.
In his early years Randy loved camping and water skiing with family and friends. Randy enjoyed spending time outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. In his later years he enjoyed the simple things like spending time with his grandkids, drives out in the country with family, and bonfires with his close friends. Randy loved to watch sports and his favorite sports team was the Vikings and he was looking forward to them being in the Super Bowl.
Randy loved his family especially his four grandkids and was a devoted father, son and brother. He will be greatly missed.
Randy is survived by his mother Clementine Farrell, Bismarck; his ex-wife Sandra Farrell of Mandan; his children Nicole (Jeremy) Moos and Mike Farrell, all of Mandan; and his grandchildren Harlan, Thomas, Chloe, and Cayleb; his brothers Dwight (Renee) Farrell of Minot, Ron Farrell of Bismarck, Dennis Farrell of Minnesota, and Keith Farrell of Bismarck; sister Michelle (Larry) Aamold, of Lincoln; and lifelong friends Mark, Jim, Bill and Tom Klein.
Randy was preceded in death by his father Paul Farrell.
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