Bill Randall Weston, 65 , passed away Friday, January 6, 2017.
Funeral Service 1 p.m. Friday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home.
Celebration of Life reception to follow 2p.m.-5p.m. Weston Gardens, Visitation
6-8 p.m. Thursday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home.
Randy was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved gardening, cooking, music, traveling, nature, art, Texas Tech
and the Green Bay Packers. Randy graduated as valedictorian from Spearman High School in 1970 and went on to earn his BA in Math in 1974 and Masters in Statistics in 1978 from Texas Tech University. There he achieved membership in Phi Beta Kappa honor society. After college, Randy moved to Dallas where he worked in consulting for Arthur Anderson for four years.
In 1984, Randy and his wife, started Weston Gardens. The company has a landscape and design division, retail and garden center, sells wholesale plants, and does weddings and special events in the historic demonstration gardens they developed. The historic gardens were developed to teach people in North Texas how to landscape and garden with Texas Native and low water plants. The gardens have been featured in numerous publications including; Southern Living, Texas Highways and Ft Worth Star-Telegram.
Randy was a popular speaker and came from a long line of preachers on both sides of his family. That combined with his love of all things gardening especially organic gardening inherited from his maternal grandmother made him a dynamic speaker. He loved to share his gardening passion with others.
Preceded in death by his parents, David and Doris Frye; sister, Darla Somerville; niece, Kristi Frye.
Survived by his wife of 39 ½ years, Sue Weston; son, Jackson Weston and wife, Courtney; brother-in-law Victor Somerville; sister, Sheryl Munoz and husband, Danny; brother, Marvin Frye and wife, Linda; grandchild, Arthur Weston; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and the Weston Gardens family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Randy Weston Memorial Garden Fund for future development and maintenance of the gardens; 8101 Anglin Drive. Fort Worth, TX 76140