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Randell "Wade" Compton, 50, of Dallas, formerly of Big Spring, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in a Plano hospital. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel. Interment will follow at the Greenwood Baptist Church Cemetery, in Midland-Greenwood.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at the funeral home.
Wade was born May 29, 1962, in Lorraine, Texas. He grew up in Colorado City and then joined the U.S. Marine Corps. After serving his country, he took on several jobs all around the Unites States. While living back in Big Spring and working in the oilfield and also as a plumber, he met Kay Bryant. They were married Oct. 4, 2003. Just recently, they moved to Dallas.
He was known for his love of country, horses, and motorcycles.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Compton of Dallas; one daughter, Brandi Willis and husband, Justin of Stephenville; three step-sons, Justin Belcher of Midland, Kevin Belcher and Terrell Belcher and wife, Stephanie, all of Big Spring; one step-daughter, Kandice Belcher of San Angelo; former step-children, Christopher Ficus and Stacy Hines, both of Stephenville; his father, Jimmy Compton of Big Spring; his mother, Marsha Mann of Big Spring; one brother, Jerry Mann and wife, Katie of Coahoma; three sisters, Jan Sanders and husband, Jim, and Terri Pearson and husband, Bobby, both of Big Spring, and Tracy Toland of Plano; seven grandchildren, Tye, Hannah, Jaycob, Tristan, Aislyn, Skyler and Hunter; his mother-in-law, Dolly Bryant of Greenwood; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Wade was preceded in death by one grandson, Jayce Randell William Collins; and his father-in-law, Billy Bryant.
The family suggests memorials be made to Patriot Guard Riders Inc., c/o Jon Tatum, 19220 E. Knightsbridge, Owasso, Okla. 74055.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com