Randy Fountain

Granite City | Thursday, August 25 2022 |

Randy A. Fountain, 53, of Maryville and formerly of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 6:47 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at his home. He was born September 3, 1968, in East St. Louis. 

Randy worked for the Missouri Department of Transportation with 24 years of dedicated service in management.  He was an avid St. Louis Blues fan, a collector of knives, and a Camaro enthusiast.  He enjoyed making paracord pieces to share with others, enjoyed the outdoors and his days of fishing, and was a true animal lover.  Randy was a loving, giving, and funny person and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and many friends. 

He is survived by his mother, Shirly (Ross) Schlemer of Edwardsville; his fiancé, Mary Ann Jackson of Maryville; his sister and brother-in-law, Kim and Terry Hogue of Granite City; other extended family and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Roger A. Fountain; his stepfather, Edwin Fred “Eddie” Schlemer and his grandparents, Henry and Edith Ross. 

In celebration of his life, visitation will be at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. where funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, with Reverend Cathy Crippen officiating. 

Private burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. 

Memorials may be made to the Granite City APA or Shriner’s Hospital for Children and may be accepted at the funeral home.

Obit Provided By:
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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