Randolph P. Chace, 37, of 1 Carol Terrace, Portsmouth, RI, died unexpectedly Thursday, July 19, 2007, at the Newport Hospital. He was born in Newport, RI. on July 13, 1970. He was a son of Phyllis A. (Kelso) Chace of Portsmouth, and the late Perry F. Chace. Randy worked for the JAM Construction Co. in Middletown, RI., for the past 8 years as a heavy equipment operator. He was a graduate of Portsmouth High School, Class of 1988. He was an avid cook, and the secret recipe holder of the Condo's Pepper. Besides his mother, Randy leaves his companion Michelle A. Klassner of Portsmouth, RI., his two brothers, Grant E. Chace of Greene, RI and Michael P. Chace of Warren, RI, a sister, Tracy A. deVeer of Richmond, VA, three nieces, and two nephews. A Funeral Service will take place on Monday, July 23, 2007 at Middletown Baptist Church, 1818 W. Main Rd., Middletown, RI. at 10:00 am. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are on Sunday, July 22 from 2:00-6:00 pm in the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., Newport, RI. 02840. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Potter League for Animals, PO Box 412, Newport, RI.