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Randy Gerard Cost

October 5, 1957 ~ October 29, 2021 (age 64)

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COST, Randy Gerard  - passed away on October 29, 2021, after a long bout with cancer. He is survived by his wonderful wife of 41 years, Connie, his terrific son, McGhee and wife Alyssa, his mother Yolanda, his sister Lynn and her family, and his brothers, Tim and Dan and their families. He was predeceased by his loving father, Peter, and an older brother, David. He is also survived by many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Randy grew up in upstate New York and graduated from West Genesee High School in Camillus New York in 1975. He went to college in Harrisonburg, Virginia and graduated from James Madison University in 1979. His first job out of college was with the Hershey Chocolate Company where he learned the fundamentals of business and forged lifelong friendships. He and Connie settled in Connie’s hometown of Mechanicsville, Virginia and made beautiful and historic Hanover County their home for 34 years. Randy was a well-known stockbroker in the Richmond, Virginia area for many years, working for a variety of firms before settling at RBC Wealth Management for the end of his 34-year career in that business. He also worked at the NBC affiliate in Richmond for 19 years, where he appeared daily trying to help people better understand the basics of the stock market and the economy. There are many people who helped Randy along the way through their friendship and constant support. Those people include but are not limited to: Terry Soule, Dave and Suzie Gloeckler, Randy Kitterman, Dr. Stanley Tucker, Dr. Fred Skaggs, Randy Hite, Bonnie Bowling, Chip Dollins, the late Andrea McDaniel, Ronnie and Pam Robbins, and many others. Randy tried to be a loving husband and father, faithful friend and committed follower of his Lord Jesus Christ. May his soul Rest in Peace. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 1, 2021, from 3 – 7  PM at Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville, VA 23111.  A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at 11:00 AM, at Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 7046 Cold Harbor Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111, with interment to follow at Hanover Memorial Park.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 1, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monaghan Funeral Home
7300 Creighton Parkway
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, VA

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
November 2, 2021

Hanover Memorial Park
4447 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA 23111

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