NAPPER - A funeral service for Randall "Randy" Napper of Saranac who died Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at his home, was held on Sunday at the Saranac United Methodist Church. Rev. Lawrence Lake, Pastor, conducted the services. Readings were presented by his siblings, Jean Wray and Sandy Davidson. Randy's granddaughters and nieces sang "Amazing Grace," and additional special music was by Glen Gillespie and Carol Lombard. Words of Remembrance were given by his son, Neil Napper and his daughter, Tammi Reil. Pall bearers were Neil Napper, Evan Reil, Rick Napper, Todd Napper, Bob Davidson, and David Davidson. An honor guard was presented by members of the New York State Department of Corrections. Burial followed at Independence Cemetery in Saranac, where Rev. Lake recited committal prayers and the New York State flag was presented to Randy's son and grandson for his 32 years of service with the Department of Corrections. His daughter read a poem and family and friends released 58 blue balloons representing his 58 years of life. Arrangements are in the care of R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.
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