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Randolph Mungin

February 7, 1964 ~ November 19, 2020 (age 56)

Obituary

Randolph Mungin known as “Black, Mungin, Muchkin and Stink", was born February 7, 1964, in Harlem, New York but raised in the south Bronx. His mother was Gertie Rembert along with his brother Alonzo Mungin both deceased, and his father Charlie Bias. Randy grew up in the gritty streets of the Bronx, New York; where he spent most of his youthful years. As a young adolescence, he attended Dewitt Clinton High School, located in the Bronx New York.  As an adult, Randy attended Lagree Baptist church on several occasions located in central Harlem, New York City.

 

Randy enjoyed music and loved to dance. He also had a great sense of culinary skills. Cooking for his love ones was one of the ways he showed his love. Randy also enjoyed dressing or in his words "being fly". Randy had a unique sense of fashion. Often times received many compliments on his hair, one of his pride and joys. Randy was very emotionally in tuned with his family. He was very caring, supportive, helpful and very generous to all at all times. He was very protective of those around him. Randy loved the kids and always showered them with gifts, affection and more importantly genuine love.

 

Friends will describe "Black", as a city slickster, smooth, courageous, a brave young man. Randy was always in great spirits, and often times was considered to be "the life of the party .Randy had a way of lighting up any room, with his bubbly personality, contagious laugh and welcoming smile.  Randy had a unique way of living and was a pleasure to be in his presences. He lived in his truth and was never afraid to test life to the fullest extent. He even developed his own lingo. He would use slayings like “throw them in the river”, he would describe certain people as "monstrous" and if he had a liking for you, he would call you “stink", and all his cousins he would address as "cuz".

 Randy had a unique way of living and was a pleasure to be in his presences. He lived in his truth and was never afraid to test life to the fullest extent.

 

Randy had a great sense of survival skills and “could make a dollar out of fifteen cents”, literally! As an adult he also stayed with his aunt Carolyn, where their relationship have strengthen of years. Randy fell in love with the street life in NYC, but also had adapted to the lifestyle of the country; in which he loved as well. Randy lived in Yemassee, South Carolina for several years of his life. There he reunited with his family, became more family oriented, and created strong bonds and unforgettable memories with family, and friends. There adopting the name "MUNGIN". There he stayed with his two uncles Joseph Mungin known as "Buck" (deceased), along with Jimmy Mungin, who he cared for deeply and his cousin Teeanna Mungin. He then migrated back to the BIG APPLE, the life of the hard knocks, in the late 2000's.

 

He met a devoted friend, Curtis Stamps known as "Seal". Their relationship strengthened as years grew until, Randy became ill, in 2018. Randy last years spent, he was a resident who lived at Bronx Rehabilitation Nursing Center but in his later months he was transferred to Cliffside Rehabilitation & Residential Health Care Center located in Queens, New York, where he took his breath on Thursday November 19, 2020.

 

Randy will forever be in the hearts of all his family and love ones. He leaves to cherish his memories, his dedicated stepfather Henry Williams of Bronx New York, two aunts Carolyn Drucilla Riley and Irene King of Harlem, New York, one Uncle Jimmy Mungin of Pocotaligo, South Carolina, a devoted cousin Rose Richardson of Bronx, New York, and a host of cousins and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 5, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Bailey's Funeral Home
151 W 128th Street
New York, NY 10027

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