November 29, 1934 - January 2, 2020
Randolph “Randy” Bray Phelps (85) of Apex, N.C. passed away on January 2, 2020 due to cardiovascular and pulmonary related illnesses. The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 5th, 2020 at Catawba Springs Christian Church in Apex, NC with Pastor Chuck Woodruff officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held at the church prior to the service at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow the funeral at the church cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Wake Funeral & Cremation Services. The funeral may be viewed via live-stream at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCal-BjBHnrDKIwUjGYSrEbA Randy was born in Roper, N.C. November 29, 1934 as the only child to parents Aubrey and Helen Phelps. After graduating from Roper High School, he attended East Carolina University and Wake Forest University. Following college, Randy proudly served in the United States Air Force. Upon completion of his service, he worked as an air traffic controller for the FAA for 30 years. He retired from the FAA in Jacksonville, FL, and owned a tax, accounting and CFP firm with his wife, Beth, for 15 years. In 2000, Randy and Beth returned to their native home of N.C. He enjoyed every moment of living on the family farm where Beth grew up. During his spare time he enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his family and friends and his dog, Buddy. Randy is survived by his wife of 45 years Beth Pierce Phelps. Together they had two children, Elizabeth (Curtis) and Jonathan. Randy is also survived by children from a previous marriage: sons David (Donna), Philip (Kim), daughter Melody (Joe), and daughter-in-law Lisa. Additionally, he is survived by grandchildren: Jon Curtis, Rachel, Hannah, Ansley, Kole, Cambry, Lyndsey, Haley, Tyler, Maggie, Kristie, Brittany, Melissa, in addition to eight great-grandchildren, and other family and friends. Randy is preceded in death by his parents, Aubrey and Helen Phelps, and son, Randy Jr. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be given to Catawba Springs Christian Church, 6801 Ten-Ten Rd, Apex, NC 27539, or Healing Transitions,1251 Goode Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. https://healing-transitions.org/donate.
Randolph “Randy” Bray Phelps (85) of Apex, N.C. passed away on January 2, 2020 due to cardiovascular and pulmonary related illnesses. The funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 5th, 2020 at Catawba Springs... View Obituary & Service Information
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