MOUNT VERNON — John Randall “Randy” Clinedinst, 54, of Columbus, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, unexpectedly at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1965, in Mount Vernon to the late Jackie Lee Boyd and Mary Erlene Clinedinst.

He was working as a bus driver for Columbus City Schools, a job he absolutely loved, and was previously employed by the Faith Mission.

Randy loved dogs, old cars, kids and the latest home improvement/DIY products. He was a proud member of the LGBTQ community, was generous to a fault and would always help anyone in need.

In addition to his parents, Randy is also preceded in death by his dear grandmother, Hazel.

He is survived by brothers, Dale (Darla) Clinedinst of Marengo and David Clinedinst of Mount Vernon; nieces, Savannah (Juan) Mercado, Tiffany, Courtney and Dana Clinedinst; great-nephews, Joshua and Giovanni; great-niece, Amelia; best friend, Bob Eubanks; dear friends, Jack Holton and Audrey Rardon.

Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury, where the family will be receiving visitors from 11 a.m. until time of service. Interment at Bloomfield Cemetery, Centerburg, Pastor Dick Match officiating.

Contributions may be made to your local cancer or humane society or children’s hospital in Randy’s memory. The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve Randy’s family. Please visit to share a memory or condolence with the family.


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