Carol Radull’s emotional anniversary message to late dad

Kiss FM’s sports commentator, Carol Radull ( Photo: Courtesy)

Kiss FM’s sports commentator, Carol Radull yesterday remembered her late father in an emotional six-year anniversary post that moved many.

“Six years have just flown by like that. We love you and we all miss you Dad. But we know you are in a better place resting in peace. 17.07.38 - 19.05.13 #CancerSoldier #CancerWarrior,”she wrote.

Her Insta family and a few Kenyan celebrities joined Carol in remembering her father, Mr Alex Radull who lost his battle to cancer in 2013.

Carol and her late father, Mr Alex Radull (Photo: Courtesy)

Suzannaowiyo's It is well

Najma_ismaeel Hugs

Misskatiwa It is well my sister

Dennis_otieno254 Take heart Nyabondo!

Pittsmore Cancer is really a menace, claiming lives like nobody's business...RIP papa

Carol’s Loss

The Radull siblings (Photo: Courtesy)

Carols family was made up of four siblings, two boys namely Robert and George and two girls, Florence and Carol.

Unfortunately, they lost their small brother George to cancer on 15th May 1987 and their other brother, Robert in November 1998. Their father, Mr Alex Radull died on May 19th 2013 after losing battle with cancer.

Now the Radull family consists of Carol, her sister Florence and their mother, Mrs Patricia Radull.

Radull’s Childhood

In a candid post dated May 14, 2018, Carol took her fans down memory lane to when they were all together before death knocked on their door.

Carol's family photo (Photo: Courtesy)

“Allow me to tell you a story about this photo. There was a time when if you wanted a cool family photo you had to go to a photo studio in town; the most popular being Ramogi's near Kenya Cinema or in Kisumu. This was one of those days when my parents cleaned us up and we drove from Bondo to Kisumu to take a rare studio photo. And for Mr and Mrs Radull, the photo was well thought out and had to be perfect. Now unlike today when you can see the photo that's been taken and if you don't like it then you take another; no-one would be able to see the photo until it had been printed.

"So imagine the surprise and annoyance on my parents' faces when the photo came out and I had rolled down my socks because frankly I hated pulling my socks up (they tickled me) and I hated shoes - period - and had unbuckled my shoes because I felt I had worn them for too long. I was 7 and outside of school, I would be permanently barefoot.

"My brother Robert was also in trouble because he put his hands in his pockets. He had to look cool.

"Years later though when we were sitting at home in our living room where the photo hung; my Dad suddenly said "I love this photo just the way it is. It shows Robert's rebellious character and Carol's independence. If Carol isn't comfortable; she speaks up; sometimes with her actions. In this case; she clearly hated socks and shoes." Mum agreed and we all laughed about it. It was a relief though knowing that I hadn't ruined our last studio family photo,” she wrote

Coping without the boys

From right, Carol with her mother, Mrs Patricia Radull and sister Florence (Photo: Courtesy)

Radull explained that despite the trying times her family has gone through, she manages to cope with the help of her mother and sister who she describes as her rock.

“It's been difficult for the Radull Ladies without the strength of our brothers and father around. My Mum and my sis @floradull are my rock! That's how I manage.”