Randy Lee Hurd
Randy Lee Hurd, Burket, passed away at 7:48 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, at the age of 54.
He was born on June 30, 1968, in Columbia City. Randy was one of three boys born to Anna Jean (Miller) Hurd and Lorenza Hurd. On Sept. 27, 2003, he married Tammy Lyn Robinson. They were blessed with 19 years of marriage together before Randy passed away.
Randy was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County and a 1987 graduate of Tippecanoe Valley High School in Akron. He was always a hard-working man and worked for many years as a forklift driver for OMCO. Randy had a heart for service and was a volunteer firefighter for 20 years and volunteer EMS driver for 10 years.
He enjoyed the fellowship of his church family at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Warsaw. Most of all he loved simply spending time with his family, always available to spend time with his kids and grandkids. His favorite pastime was dressing up and playing Santa!
Randy was a good man, a wonderful husband, and loving father, grandfather and brother. He was loved and respected by his friends and will be dearly missed.
He leaves behind his wife, Tammy Lyn Hurd, Burket; two sons, Justin (Jennifer) Peconga, Syracuse, and Jesse Montauge, Burket; three daughters, Heaven (Jeff) McCoy, Claypool, Nichole (Randall Jr.) Drummond, Winona Lake, and Alex Peconga, Burket; and four grandchildren, Makeira and Aimee Drummond, and Meleah and Mitchell McCoy. Also surviving are two brothers, Jeff (Kim) Hurd, Warsaw, and Dave (Belynda) Hurd, South Whitley; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends and family may visit from 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 3651 N. Detroit St., Warsaw. There will also be an hour of visitation prior to his service from 9 -10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023.
Randy’s life will be celebrated with a service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023, at New Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Warsaw officiated by Pastor David Cripe. A graveside service will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Claypool. Arrangements were entrusted to Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw.
The family requests memorial donations be directed to Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, IN 46580, to go towards funeral expenses. Condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s website at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com.