Randolph J. Delauder, age 85, of Garrett passed on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Parkview DeKalb Hospital.
Mr. Delauder was born on February 13, 1936 in Philippi, West Virginia to Stanley and Pearl (Bryan) Delauder.
He married Dorothy Goble on August 16, 1958 in Auburn. She resides in Garrett.
Mr. Delauder worked for Electric Motors in Garrett and then he worked for many years at Zollner Pistons in Fort Wayne retiring in 1997. He also worked on the side as a carpenter and handy man for people over many years.
He always planted a big garden every year and worked very hard to keep his garden weed free and looking good. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. Most off all he enjoyed spending time with his family.
His wife of 63 years; Dorothy Delauder of Garrett.
Daughter; Sherry Terry of Kendallville.
Daughter and son-in-law; Charlotte and Jonathan Miller of Avilla.
Son and daughter-in-law; Bruce and Deanna Delauder of Garrett.
Seven grandchildren; Nathan Miller, Ryan (Megan) Miller, Michael (Katie) Taulbee, Eric (Raven) Terry, Zachary (Kirston) Delauder, Chelsea Miller and Jessica (Corey) New.
Thirteen great grandchildren.
Brother; Denver Delauder of Belington, West Virginia.
Many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, eleven brothers and sisters and son-in-law; Gary Terry.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.fellerandclark.com and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.
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