Memorial graveside rites were held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021 in the White Dove Cemetery at Sparks, Oklahoma for Drumright resident Randy Duren. The Rev. Stefanie Rowinski of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Oklahoma City officiated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Drumright. Online condolences may be expressed at www.MichaelsFuneralServices.com.
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Randy C. Duren was born in Salem, Arkansas on April 27, 1951 to the late Hubert Festus Duren & Alma Irene (Hill) Duren. He passed from this life suddenly in Tulsa, Oklahoma on April 20, 2021 at the age of 69 years, 11 month, & 24 days. Randy was raised & educated in Drumright & was a 1970 graduate of Drumright High School. He married Susan Jane Frazier on June 18, 1973 & they remained together until her death on January 21, 2013. Except for 6 years they lived in Colorado & 7 years in Collinsville, he had lived all of his life in this area. Randy had attended & graduated from Culinary School & had worked the majority of his life as a butcher. He enjoyed hunting, being outdoors, & spending time with his friends. In addition to his parents & wife, he was preceded in death by BROTHERS: Garland – Harland - & Hubert Duren; SISTER: Peggy Haner; & a NEPHEW: Russell Duren.
His remaining family includes his CHIDLREN: Traci Howard & husband Randy of Bixby – Kevin Duren & fiancé Kelly Swenson of Oklahoma City – Stephanie Carey & husband Brandon of Oklahoma City; GRANDCHILDREN: Kyrin & Kyriel; SIBLINGS: Gennie Castleberry & Mike Duren, both of Drumright; SISTER-IN-LAW: Sandra Duren of Drumright; plus several Nieces – Nephews – other relatives & friends.