SAN PIERRE, IN - Randall Downs, age 70 of San Pierre, IN passed away on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Porter Regional Hospital in Valparaiso, IN. He was born in Michigan City, IN on April 17, 1947 to Clarence and Dorothy Downs who preceded him in death.
Randall is survived by his son: Matthew (Jennifer) Downs; brothers: Timothy (Susan) Downs and Brett (Theresa) Downs. He was also preceded in death by his brother: Richard Downs.
Randall proudly served his country in the USAF as a Sgt. He was a Vietnamese linguist serving in Vietnam from 1969 to 1970. He was an avid Cubs fan and volunteered at the Hoosier Valley Railroad as a car host. He loved German Shepherd dogs. Randall was retired from Purdue Northwest University as a professor of earth, space and science.
Visitation for family and friends will take place on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 noon at GEISEN-CARLISLE FUNERAL HOME located at 613 Washington St. Michigan City, IN.
Funeral Services will take place on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 12:00 noon at GEISEN-CARLISLE FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Nancy Nichols of the First United Methodist Church of Michigan City officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery with full Military Honors presented. Memorial contributions may be made to The Family.
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