Obituary: William Randall “Randy” Rawson, 64

William Randall “Randy” Rawson
William Randall “Randy” Rawson

William Randall “Randy” Rawson, 64, of Ashburn, VA, passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.

Randy was born Thursday, March 31, 1949, in Walla Walla, WA.

He was a son of the late William Rawson and the late Jeannette Boyle Rawson. He was also predeceased by his sister Judy.

Randy was a graduate of University of Washington with a degree in Political Science.

Moving to Washington, DC, he worked on Capitol Hill as a Legislative Assistant to the Honorable Mike McCormack (Congressman), and then he worked for the National Stone Assoc./National Limestone Institute and the American Chiropractic Association.

He presently was the President and CEO of the American Boiler Manufactures Association where he just celebrated his 25th anniversary.

Randy leaves his family to cherish his memory including his wife Teresa Rawson; daughter Jamie Catherine and son William Zachary Rawson; and his dog, best friend and faithful companion Winnie, all of Ashburn.

Randy also leaves behind ten nieces and nephews; his four sisters-in-law: Kim, Tammy, Debbie and Toni; and his staff at ABMA.

Services were held last week.

Graveside services and interment will be held in Saint Columkille Cemetery, in Seneca Falls, at the convenience of the family.

Randy’s favorite saying was: “The more people I meet, the more I love my dog.”

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to GRREAT, PO BOX 190, Merrifield, VA 22116 for Randy’s love of Golden Retrievers.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.loudounfuneralchapel.com.


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