Luther Randolph Luton, 88, passed away at home on the morning of Sep17, 2022 surrounded by his loving family. Randolph was born in Weeksville, NC on July 17, 1934 to James Luther and Eva Larraine Luton. After graduating from Moyock High School in 1952, he served in the US Army in England. Post military service, Randolph attended Virginia Tech where he graduated with an Agronomy Degree with honors in 1960. This began his journey of being a lifelong fan of Virginia Tech Football and a devoted Hokie.
During his time at Virginia Tech he met the love of his life, Beverly Jean Umphlett of St. Brides Chesapeake VA with whom they had three sons.
Randolph had a passion for farming and enjoyed careers as an insurance adjuster, a stock broker, in the service of USAID in Thailand, as a salesman for McNair and Northrup-King, and as a Real Estate broker.
As a member of the Great Bridge Presbyterian Church since 1969, he served as both Deacon and as an Elder. Randolph also served as President of the Hickory Ruritan Club serving the community that he loved.
Randolph was an avid traveler, visiting and touring Fifty Three countries.
Randoph is survived by his wife of sixty-four years, Jeanne , his son James Randolph (wife, Julie) their children, Jessy Bateman, James Randolph Jr, Eva Larainne, Jeffery Robert, son David Norwood ( wife, Elizabeth) their children Matthew Davis, Kevin Thomas, Adam David, and Lauren Grace and son Jonathan Chandler (wife, Shannon Bowser)
Services will be held by Altmeyer on Battlefield Blvd with visitation on Wed Sep 21 at 6:30PM – 8PM. The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday Sep 22 at 10AM.