Funeral services for Randall “Randy” Wayne Bonner, age 53, of Jacksonville, are scheduled for 4 o’clock in the afternoon Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. Dale Jamerson officiating. He will be laid to rest at Still Waters Memorial Gardens, Jacksonville. Mr. Bonner passed away Monday, February 8, 2016 in Tyler. He was born March 5, 1962 in Tyler. Randy helped start Bonner Excavating with his father, Paul, and carried it on after his father passed away in 2004. He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Bonner; sister, Paula Bonner; grandparents, Malone and Ora Mae Bonner and Sammy and Iva Alford. Survivors include his mother, Delores Ann Alford Head of Tyler; son, Chad Bonner of Mt. Selman; brothers, Joe Acker of Dallas, Mark and Matt Ford of Texarkana; uncles and aunts, Ray and Nancy Bonner of Mt. Selman, Lucille Davis of Arlington, Hazel Mason of Tyler, Ronnie Alford of Chandler, William “Buddy” Alford of Dogwood City, Pat Brown of Jacksonville, Beth Lomax, Bonnie Hulsey, Claude Frank and Jackie Dudley; and niece and nephews, Carlton and Sarah Acker. Pallbearers will James Michael Tarrant, Joe Acker, David Danner, David Mullinax, Mike Yount, and Chris Hendricks. Honorary pallbearers will be John Scott Payne, Neil Young, Weldon Sheets, Eric Helm, Claude Dudley, and Tom Roper. Visitation will begin on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 and friends are cordially invited to visit with the family from 5 to 7 o’clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Published on  February 11, 2016