Randy Engle

Randy Engle, 74, of Salem, Ohio, passed away in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on January 9, 2021. Born November 28, 1946 in Canton, Ohio, he was the son of Bill and Dorothy Engle.

Raised in New Alexander, Randy graduated from United Local in 1965. He attended Muskingum College, played football for the Muskies and graduated in 1969.

Randy spent the majority of his educational career in The Salem Schools, first as high school principal and retiring in 2000 as Superintendent of Schools. He loved his Salem Quakers.

He was first married in 1965 to Linda Conser. He had two daughters, Diane and Jennifer.

In 1983, he married Melissa Meissner Huffman, who survives.

In retirement he loved cooking and decorating the outside of his home for holidays. He just loved being around people. He and his wife wintered in Florida for the past eight years.

Survivors include two brothers, Rick (Peg) Engle of Lebanon and Rex (Kim) Engle of Amherst and their families, daughter Jennifer of Salem, sister-in-law, Linda (Ron) Ferguson of Kissimmee, and brother-in-law, Frank (Barb) Meissner of Salem.

A daughter, Diane, passed in December 2020.

To best remember Randy, donations to Guidedogs for the Blind or the American Cancer Society can be made.

The Beckman-Williamson Funeral Home in Cocoa Beach is in charge of arrangements.