John Wesley Randall Sr.

Member Marlboro VFD, Past Chief Forestville VFD

James Wesley Randall, Sr served with 2 departments The Forestville VFD where he served as a life time member and Past Chief, and as a Member of Marlboro VFD for many years in various positions.  He was the son of Charles R. Randall and Elsie (Pyles) Randall. James was born in Forestville, MD on February 27, 1921.  James was a chief for the Forestville Volunteer Fire Department for 17 years and a lifetime member. He was also a member of Upper Marlboro Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed gardening and going to watch the trains. James was married to wife, Carolyn on June 20, 1942. She passed away in 1978.  James is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 36 years, Carolyn Margaret Sunderland Randall; his two sisters, Ruth Woodruff and Margaret Thorne.  James is survived by his son, James Wesley Randall, Jr. (Karen); his 3 grandchildren, Michele Scherer (Sean), Susan Landes (Dan), and James W. Randall, III. (Angie); and his 8 great-grandchildren, Travis Dean, Hailey Dawson, Sophia Randall, Briana Scherer, Nathan Scherer, Jacob Landes, Jordan Landes, and Lauren Landes.  The department was notified of his passing on June 6, 2012, a celebration of his life was held on June 11, 2012, at Brinsfield-Echols officiated by Chaplain Warren Litchfield.  He is laid to rest in Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, MD.