Randall W. Woodhead 1954 - 2011 Fort Worth, Texas
A burial and graveside memorial service for Randall “Randy” W. Woodhead, 57, Fort Worth, Texas, are planned at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence at a later date.
Mr. Woodhead died Tuesday, March 22, 2011, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
He was born Jan. 18, 1954, in Lawrence, the son of Gene and Olive Woodhead.
He graduated from Lawrence High School in 1972.
Mr. Woodhead earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and finance from Kansas State University.
In 2001, while awaiting a heart transplant, Randy was one of the first patients to receive a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD-Artificial Heart) at Baylor Hospital. Three weeks later he received a transplant, giving him many more active years.
Survivors include a brother, Ray, Shawnee; a sister, Mary Finney, Wylie, Texas; two nephews; and five nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Bob.