Randy Clapp, age 67, of Kempton, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 at his home. He was born January 26, 1953 in Pontiac, the son of LeRoy & Annabel Jacobs Clapp. On February 20, 1993, he married Holly Robertson Travis.
Randy owned Randy’s Service in Kempton for 44 years. In addition, he farmed with his father and brother and partnered in a horse & carriage business. He was a graduate of Tri-Point High School. Randy was former Fire Chief of the Kempton Fire Protection District and former Cabery Specials 4-H leader. Randy was a life-long cowboy and loved his horses and farming.
Surviving are his wife, Holly Clapp of Kempton; one son & daughter-in-law, John & Peggy Clapp of Loves Park; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Nicole & Nate Dunnill of Limestone and Heather & Paul Richie of Kempton; one step-son, Matt & Julee Travis of Lawrence, KS; one step-daughter, Tammy & Mike Fritchtnitch of Morris; one brother and sister-in-law, Larry & Cyndy Clapp of Kempton; two sisters and two brothers-in-law, Sandy & Larry Walter of Springfield and Kathy & Leo Weber of Cabery;; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Gary.
Visitation was held 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at the family farm. Procession left at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and processed to Broughton Cemetery in Broughton Township for a graveside service. There was a Celebration of Life back at the farm starting at 4:00 p.m. . on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Arrangements by Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais.