Randy Ray Gresham, 59, died Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.   


    Randy Ray Gresham, 59, died Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at Western Plains Medical Complex in Dodge City.    
    He was born April 13, 1951, in Dodge City, to Donald and Linnie (Schiffner) Gresham. He married Caressa Coover on Aug. 20, 1992, in Dodge City. She survives.
    After graduation, Randy returned to Ensign, where he farmed south of town. 
    Randy is also survived by two sons, John Andersen and fiancée, Theresa Benton, of Ingalls and Jesse Gresham of Ensign; one daughter, Stephanie Sonday and husband, Brian, of Cimarron; his mother, Linnie Howard of Colorado Springs, Colo.; one sister, Kaylene Kohl and husband, Richie, of Monument, Colo.; and six grandchildren; and his faithful dog, Alvin.
    He was preceded in death by his father.
    A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Cave Cemetery, Ensign, with the Rev. Randall Harrell presiding.
    Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at Swaim Funeral Home, Dodge City.
    Memorials can be made to Randy Gresham Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.