McMinnville resident and Bledsoe County native Randall Greer Bickford, 89, was born May 8, 1924 and died July 12 at River Park Hospital following a brief illness.He was the son of the late James Oscar and Louia Hale Bickford. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, J.L. and Eugene Bickford.He was married Aug. 26, 1984 to Carolyn Byars Bickford of McMinnville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Gary R. Bickford of Knoxville, and Sharon L. Bickford of Cartersville, Ga.; granddaughter, Lauren Gannon of Knoxville; great-granddaughter, Bailey Watson of Knoxville; stepdaughter, Dawn Carter of McMinnville; stepson, Troy (Emily) Carter of McMinnville; step-grandson, William Dale Carter of McMinnville; sister, Elizabeth (Herb) Sudhoff of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.Mr. Bickford was a member of the Church of Christ at Smyrna.