Samuel Lee Randolph


Samuel Lee Randolph, 80, died peacefully on Sunday, July 25, 2021.

Sam was born June 28, 1941, in Huntsville, Ala., the son of Arthur "Ott" and Beulah Bowman Randolph. He was preceded in death by his twin brother, Jim, and his younger brother, John.

He was the beloved husband of Karen Norris Randolph for 47 years, a loving son, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, as well as a special friend.

Sam grew up and began his career in Cleveland at the family business. He then worked in different areas of the country managing and owning several businesses. After early retirement, Sam enjoyed his Golden Oldies country music store at the Sweetwater Flea Market.

For the last five years, he was living his dream of retiring in Florida, saying "it is another day in paradise.” Sam also enjoyed watching baseball throughout his entire life, attending games, and playing when he was younger. If you asked him about some statistics, he probably knew the answers. When it came to Tennessee Volunteers college football, he was a huge fan.

Sam is survived by his children: Lee Randolph (Cristina), Baron Randolph (Tammy), Jim Carmichael (Renee'), and Debbie Carmichael Ross; nine grandchildren: Lyndsey Bowles (Brad), Kailey Alves (Tyler), Jared Ross (Christina), Ryan Carmichael, Baron Thomas Randolph, Katy Randolph, Kristen Burleson (Chris), Sandra Randolph, and Francesca Randolph; 13 great-grandchildren; as well as extended family.

The family was recently blessed to Celebrate his Life with him at his 80th birthday party.

A private family service will take place in the future at Curlew Hills Memory Gardens (Palm Harbor, Fla.).

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Randolph family guestbook at


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