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Henry "Randall" Ground '48 May 3, 2021 11:09 AM updated: May 3, 2021 11:32 AM

Henry Randall Ground
September 5, 1927 – April 28, 2021

Henry Randall Ground, 93, of Waco, formerly of Paris, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at his home.

Bright-Holland Funeral Home has scheduled services for 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 3rd at the Evergreen Chapel of Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Barry Loving officiating. The family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Ground, the son of Burt Ground & Martha Ann Nichols Ground, was born September 5, 1927, in DeSoto, Texas. He graduated from Lancaster High School in 1944, and Texas A&M, College Station in 1948.

Randall had a successful career as co-owner of Ground Brother’s Dairy in DeSoto until 1974, when he moved to Paris, Texas. He started Randall Ground Construction that focused on custom home building and remodeling. Randall enjoyed trout fishing, pheasant hunting and playing 84 with his friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Burt & Martha Ann Ground, a son, Monte Ground, and a brother, Edgar Ray Ground & his wife Mickie.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Audra Gilliam Ground, daughters, Alisha Worley (Dan) of Waco, and Ramona Bates (James) of Waco, five grandchildren and three great grandchildren along with several nieces & nephews including Mark & Rhonda Ground of Paris, and Leslie & Craig Harris of Robinson and a host of friends.

Dan Worley
James Bates
Matthew Bates
Jonathan Guevara
Danson Worley
William Bates


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