|Birth: ||Nov. 11, 1954|
|Death: ||May 25, 2008|
Randy Blaine Barngrover, 53, Las Vegas, Nev., formerly of Norton, died May 25 at his home.
He was born Nov. 11, 1954, in Norton, to Dale and Norma (Davis) Barngrover. He was the grandson of Otha and Roxie (Shewmaker) Davis and Alonzo and Estella (Cass) Barngrover.
The family moved to Tucson, Ariz., in 1961. He began singing at the age of 7. Trained as an opera singer, his favorite genre was musical theatre, performing lead roles in over 30 musicals and operas. He loved singing in a good choir, and had many opportunities to sing and direct many different church choirs throughout the years.
He was married to Mareena Boosamra June 4, 1978 in Tucson. They later divorced.
On Nov. 4, 1983, he married Kathleen Bruce in Tucson.
He was proud of his family; his son, Matthew, who carried on the family tradition of serving in the U.S. Navy; his daughter, Seonaid who carried on the tradition of performing; his son, Nikolaus who inherited his great sense of humor; and his wife, of nearly 25 years, Kathleen, who gave him the friendship and love for all time.
Funeral services for Mr. Barngrover
(Saints name Andrew) were held June 2 at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church 5300 S. El Camino, Las Vegas.
Burial followed at Palm Cemetery
after a Mercy meal in the parish hall.
Casket bearers were Matthew Barngrover, Jim Bruce, Mike Bruce, Rick Bruce, Jim Nickerson and Dan Ramey.
A memorial in Andrew (Randy) Barngrover's name has been set up for donations to Shriners Hospital for Children, 3160 Geneva St., Los Angeles, Calif. 90078.
Out of town family attending the funeral were: the immediate family: Jim, Mike and Rick Bruce of Tucson; and Lamonte and Connie
Einspahr, of Mesa, Ariz
Dale Blaine Barngrover (1919 - 2002)
Norma Enid Davis Barngrover (1918 - 2004)
I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Palm Desert Memorial
Plot: Garden of Eternal Life
Created by: Dr Andree S
Record added: Feb 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33624276