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Randall D. "Randy" Runkle

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Randall D. “Randy” Runkle, 62, of Carlisle, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018 at UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle.  He was born on August 22, 1955 in Auburn, PA and is the son of Dale Runkle of Auburn and the late Jean (Bailey) Runkle.

Randy was a 1973 graduate of Blue Mountain High School in Schuylkill Haven, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Kutztown University in 1977.  For the past 15 years Randy was the business manager for Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties in Carlisle.  Randy had worked 20 years at the former Berkshire Insulation Co. in Reading.  He was a member of the Eagles and White Circle Club, both of Carlisle.  Randy enjoyed cruises, traveling, reading, taking care of his home, and was formerly active in Sprint Car Racing.  Randy was of Lutheran faith and was a former church organist and choir director for several churches in Schuylkill County for 30 years.

In addition to his father, he is survived by James E. Baish of Carlisle and many friends.

A viewing will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018 followed by funeral services at 1:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with Rev. Barbara Albert officiating.  Burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, Carlisle.  Memorial contributions in Randy’s name may be made to Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland and Perry Counties, P.O. Box 1039, Carlisle, PA 17013.  Visit www.Since1853.com to send condolences. 


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Deepest sympathy to you Dale & Shirley!!  Randy was a wonderful son and will be missed by many!
Sending prayers to you both.

Love!  Dennis & Lori Heydt
Jim, so sorry for hearing about the passing of Randy. May he Rest in Peace. If I can do anything for you, please let me know.  -Love and Prayers for your comfort.

Gary L Wickard
One of the nicest men we have ever known and so proud to call him a friend.  We will miss the fun times and laughs we had.  Our deepest sympathy.
Wendy and Larry Metcalf
 A true gentleman of quick wit and cheerful disposition.... will be missed by all.

Randy was our choir director at Faith UCC Landingville for several years. My sister Peggy Zimmerman and I were very close friends and met him in Carlisle for lunch several times. He was a really nice man and we shared some great times with the choir. I was so sorry to hear of his passing.

Deb Danchak 
You were always a true friend
Chuck & Paul
I am saddened to hear of the passing of my best friend and buddy from our teenage years.  We shared many secrets as best friends do.  I have many fond memories of our growing up together and our adventures and exploits.  RIP my friend. 
Jere Mack-Clauser
I am so sorry for your loss. The Bible describes death as an enemy, and how fitting, since death brings us so much pain. But there is someone who is stronger than death. He will swallow up death forever, And the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces. The reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, For Jehovah himself has spoken it. Isaiah 25:8

Jehovah will remove the cause of our suffering and dry our eyes.  Death will be destroyed, and those who have died will be brought back to life, with the prospect of living forever in paradise on earth. Right now it may be hard to see past the pain, but there is hope for the future. May this hope comfort your grieving hearts.
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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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