ROLLA — Randy Paul Bane, 71, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Morton County Senior Living Community in Elkhart.

He was born Dec. 17, 1947, in Liberal to Gilbert R. and June (Johnson) Bane.

He grew up in Rolla and graduated from Rolla High School. 

He married Sandra L. Little on Sept. 2, 1967 in Rolla. She survives.

They moved to Rolla in 1975, and he taught high school English, coached girls’ volleyball and track and was the sponsor for National Honor Society. He was also the Rolla librarian for a number of years.

Additional survivors include a son, Andy Bane of Elkhart; a daughter, Jenny Faimon of Olathe; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Gary Bane.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Rolla. Interment will follow at the Rolla Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, with family present from 4 to 8 p.m., at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart.

Memorials may be given to Rolla Library or Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. Condolences may be posted at