Randal Lowder Pinkston, 84, of Salisbury passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.
Born in Rowan County on December 25, 1934, he was the son of the late Maggie Lowder Pinkston and Bruce Franklin Pinkston, Sr.
Randal attended Woodleaf School and was a veteran of the US Army. He was employed by Rowan Regional Medical Center as a painter for 18 years, and was self-employed as a painter. Randal was a member of Gay’s Chapel United Methodist Church. He loved working in the ceramics business with his wife Dollie.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dollie Trexler Pinkston; brothers, Dwight Pinkston, Bruce Franklin Pinkston, Jr., Carroll Pinkston, Clarence Pinkston and Sam Pinkston; sister, Betty Sealy and Beatrice Michael.
Those left to cherish his memory are his sons, Randal Darrel Pinkston (Dawn) of Salisbury and Derek Brian Pinkston (Tammy) of Salisbury; daughter, Kelley Dawn Young (James) of Salisbury; grandchildren, Andrew Pinkston, Alex Pinkston, Dani Main, Marshall Pinkston, Michael Pinkston and Brooke Young; great-grandchild, Lukas Young Terry.
Visitation will be held from 3:00-4:00 PM Sunday, December 1, 2019 at The Arbor United Methodist Church, 5545 Woodleaf Rd, Salisbury, NC 28147. Service will follow at the church with Pastor Craig J. Sefa and Todd Roseman officiating. Burial will be held at a later date at Rowan Memorial Park.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Pinkston family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.
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