Wilbert “Blue” Randle Jr. was born on August 6, 1951 in Nashville, Tennessee to the union of Wilbert Randle Sr. and Gilbert Rene Randle. He entered peacefully into rest on Sunday, May 7, 2023 at Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Wilbert accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Nashville Inner City Church of Christ. He received his formal education in the Metropolitan Nashville Tennessee Public Schools. Wilbert joined and served in the United States Army after graduation.
At the time of his passing he was retired but enjoyed volunteering as the Head Cook for Jesus Helping Hands Ministry for over 20 years.
He was the anchor for his household and the rock for his wife for over 32 years. He loved playing basketball, shooting pool, bowling, reading, playing cards, cooking, and watching football. His all time favorite NFL team was the Minnesota Vikings.
Wilbert was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend.
Wilbert was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbert Randle Sr. and Gilbert Randle, sister Shenita Kay Star, brother-in-law Darren Gunn Sr. and sister-in-law Eula May Green.
Wilbert is survived by loved ones to cherish his memories, wife, Vallerie Ann Randle, sons, Randall (Tonya) Bell Sr., Robert (LaToya) Adkins Jr., and Omar Randle; daughters, Dominique Bell, Charity and Kimberly Adkins; grandchildren, Donesha Bell, Ryan Bell Sr., Randall Bell Jr., Randasia Bell, Raniya Bell, Shameia Person, Josiah Bell, Ke’Nieshea Adkins, Deonta Adkins, Devonta Adkins, Karlendos Adkins, La’Shawn McCord, and Janette McCord, Robert Adkins III., and Ro’Shaun Adkins; great grandchildren, Peyton Bell, Ryan Bell Jr., Ke’Montajah Adkins, Broderick Adkins, Ajontrell Adkins-Smith, Giovannii Adkins, Haliee Adkins-Birdsong, Harmonie Adkins-Birdsong, Harlee Adkins-Birdsong, Hendrix Birdsong-Adkins, and Rylee Smith-Adkins; siblings, Mary Berry (Eugene) Gross, Bessie Randle, Clo Gunn, Merit Taylor, Laverne (Kimberly) Randle, Alvin Randle Sr., and Alexander (Mary) Randle. A host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends.