Mr. Randal Lloyd Tribble, 85, of Adel, Georgia, passed away at his home on May 30, 2022. He was born on January 18, 1937 in Tift County and was the son of the late Hoke Smith Tribble and Lula Belle Butterworth Tribble. Mr. Tribble was a member and deacon of Massee Baptist Church where he also served as treasurer for 35 years. He was a retired Command Sgt. Major of the United States Army, serving 21 and a half years and completing two tours in Viet Nam. He was a Bronze Star recipient. Mr. Tribble was also retired from Home Comfort Heating and Air.
Mr. Tribble is survived by his loving wife, Nelda Rice Tribble of Adel; three daughters and sons-in-law: Teresa and Eric Smith of Hahira, Georgia, Debra and Erwin Harrison of Jackson, Georgia, Kristal and Robert Dawson of Lake Park, Georgia; five grandchildren: Travis Smith of Lake Butler, Florida, Cory Smith and his fiancée, Jaleigh Kitchens of Gibson, Georgia, John Mark Dawson and Jordan Dawson both of Lake Park, Georgia, and Claire Harrison of Jackson, Georgia. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews
Funeral services for Mr. Tribble took place at 2:00 PM on Sunday, June 5, 2022 at Massee Baptist Church with Rev. Phillip Badley, Rev. Robert Dawson and Rev. Ron Stinson officiating. Interment with full military honors followed at Woodlawn Cemetery Annex. Travis Smith, Cory Smith, John Mark Dawson, Adam Rice, Kyle Hand and Jake Weeks served as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers included Curtis Hamilton, Don Carnine, Jerry Joiner, Jackson Raley, Jim Rader, Rayford Wilson, Steve Weeks, David Bryan and Phil Gibbs. Ginger Carter played piano and the congregation sang “Because He Lives” and “When We All Get to Heaven” and a recording of “How Great Thou Art” was also be played at the service; Cory Smith played guitar and sang “Amazing Grace” at the graveside. Visitation was held from 6:00 until 8:00 PM on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Boone Funeral Home.
Condolences may be expressed at boonefunerals.com. Boone Funeral Home is serving the Tribble family.