Randell Mingus

    Randell “Rajin” Avery Mingus, 54, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018.
    He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, and the son of Anna Lee Rogers Mingus of Murphy  and the late Howard Leroy Mingus.
    Randy had worked in residential and commercial construction. He enjoyed anything with a motor, hunting, fishing, racing and motorcycles.
    He is survived by his wife, Ronda Mingus; one son, Josh Mingus; two daughters, Aimee Mingus, and Holly Noe and husband Jason; one brother, Jason Mingus; two sisters, Rhonda  Armstrong and husband the Rev. Steve Armstrong, and Patricia Rhodes and husband Jamie; two grandchildren, Daelin Mingus and Noah Avery; two nieces, Sarah Armstrong and Bridget Laney; and three nephews, Jake Mercer, Cruz Mingus and Maddox Mingus.
    A memorial service was held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Eulogies were given by family and friends. The family received friends from 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at Townson-Rose Funeral Home.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to help with expenses or to the Wildlife Conservation, Cherokee County, 75 Peachtree St., Murphy, NC 28906.
    You may send tributes to the Mingus family at www.townson-rose.com.
    Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.