Randall “Randy” “Bullet” L. Poland, Jr. 48, of Wellston, Ohio, passed away at 11:38 on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in the Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Emergency Department, Jackson, Ohio. Born February 14, 1969 in Cambridge, Ohio he is the son of Randall L. Poland, Sr., of Nevada, and Cathy I. Stephens (Larry) Barcus Russell, of Gallipolis. He was a coal Miner for Massey Energy.
Bullet was a U.S. Marine Veteran of Operation Desert Storm; a lifetime member of the MacArthur Veteran of Foreign Wars Post#5299, where he served as member of the Honor Guard, and also a lifetime member of the Disable American Veterans Chapter # 45 of Jackson.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife, Gina Thacker Poland, whom he married on December 3, 1999 in Mercerville, a son, Joseph Bush, a daughter, Emily (Josh) Coleman, both of Wellston, grandchildren, Landon Bush, Kaylen Bush, Kendra Coleman, Jenna Coleman, and Chase Coleman. Brothers, Robert (Christina) Poland, of Kingsman, Arizona, Allen (Crystal) Barcus, of Jacksonville, Fl., and Justin Poland, of Cambridge, Oh., sisters, Donna Poland, of Kingman, Az., and Lisa (Kenny) Oliver, of Greensburg, IN, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews also survive.
He is preceded in death by his step-father, Ralph Barcus, and step-sister, Renauta Michelle Barcus.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in the Cremeens-King Funeral Home, Gallipolis. Pastor Jamie Fortner will officiate and interment with full military honors provide by the Gallipolis Funeral Detail Team will follow in the Flag Springs Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensking.com