Altizer, Roy Randolph

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Roy Randolph Altizer, 89 of Riner, passed away at home surrounded by his family after a short battle with cancer on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy & Avis Altizer; and sister, Ruth Altizer.

Randolph was married to his high school sweetheart, Frances, for 64 years. He was a dairy farmer for 40 years before changing to beef farming. He was an avid Yankee’s baseball fan. He was a devoted member of Riner Grace Brethren Church.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Frances Bower Altizer; sons & daughters-in-law, Russell & Leann Altizer, Oakley & Lisa Altizer, Jeffrey & Karen Altizer, and Samuel Altizer & fiancée Suzanne Mayo; and granddaughter, Kayla Altizer & fiancé Hunter Davis.

Funeral services will be private with interment in the St. Matthew Cemetery with Military Rites by the Floyd VFW Post #7854, American Legion Post #127, and Army National Guard. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 26, 2021 in the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel where the family will not be present to greet the public.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Riner Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 11, Riner, VA 24149 or to the Riner Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 858, Riner, VA 24149.