Randall D. ìRandyî McCreary, 63, of Asheville, formerly of Pekin, IL passed away Thursday, July 8, 2010 following a long-term illness.
He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war and received the Purple Heart. He was a member of the VFW Honor Guard, He loved fishing and was an avid fan of NASCAR.
He was the son of the late Robert McCreary and Sally Bigga, and was also preceded in death by a brother, Wallace McCreary.
Survivors include his loving companion, Wanda Harvison; a son, Matthew McCreary and his wife Brooke; a granddaughter, Ava McCreary; three sisters, Vicki Corsso and her husband Tony, Roxanne Williams, Tammy Snyder and her husband Tom; several nieces and nephews and his extended family, Diane Rhodes, Becky Brogden and Kim Pace and their families.
Randy will be loved and missed by all who knew him. A service will be held at a later date.