Randall Whaley died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008, in Joplin, Mo. He was 64.

Mr. Whaley was born Oct. 9, 1944, in Kenansville, N.C., to Robert and Lucinda (Dunn) Whaley. He a lived most of his life in North Carolina, living in Commerce for the past two years.

He was an evangelist.

He married Sue Jacobs on Nov. 25, 1981, in North Carolina. She survives, of the home.

Additional survivors include five sons, Mark Harris and Robbie Whaley, both of North Carolina, and William Hudson Eric Hudson and Joshua Whaley, all of Commerce; two daughters, Connie Houston of Monkey Island and Jamie Whaley of Commerce; five brothers, five sisters, 12 grandchildren and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home.