The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


December 31, 2013

Randall Eugene Couch (Cummings)

GRANBY, Mo. — Randall Eugene Couch (Cummings), 25, Granby, Mo., died Dec. 26, 2013, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Randall was born Aug. 12, 1988, in Joplin, Mo., and lived most of his life in Southwest Missouri. He served in the U.S. Army for two years as combat engineer and following his military service, worked as a route sales driver for Armour-Eckrich foods. He enjoyed cage fighting and training for cage fighting, loved music, was an avid hunter and a member of Grace Church in Joplin.

Randall and Deidera (Clouse) were married on April 20, 2013, in Neosho, and she survives.

Also surviving are three children, Dayton Clouse, Ceison Clouse and MeKennah Kahler, of the home; parents, Randy and Brenda Cummings, Oronogo, Mo.; maternal grandmother, Nancy Jennings, Joplin; maternal grandparents, Mabel and Jim Ebbs, Joplin; paternal grandfather, Robert and Valerie Cummings, Carl Junction; paternal grandmother, Evah Jean Duncan, Anderson; three brothers, Daniel Workman, Joplin, Jeffrey Couch, State of Oklahoma, and Nick Workman, Joplin; sister, Bethanie and Samuel Woods, Oronogo; and extended family, Jerry Couch, Carl Junction, and Leland and Becky Jones, Oklahoma; and nephew, Conor Couch.

The body has been taken for cremation and memorial services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 10 a.m. at the Grace Church, 2601 Connecticut, Joplin. Dr. Gary Garrett will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday evening at the Clark Funeral Home, Granby, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Contributions in memory of Randall may be made to MeKennah's Milestones Fund in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 26, Granby, MO 64844.

Service arrangements are under the directions of Clark Funeral Home, Granby.

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