VAN WERT — Randy L. Sevitz, 55, of Van Wert, passed away Saturday evening , Oct. 26, 2013, at Van Wert Hospice Center surrounded by his loving family.
His Family: He was born May 2, 1958, in Lima, to the late Robert and Shirley (McCaslin) Sevitz. He married Natalie (Sterling) Sevitz in July of 1997. He is survived by his children, Amy (John) Nemec, of Moriava, N.Y., Jason (Jaymee) Sevitz, of Delphos, Beth Evans, of Middle Point, and Bryan Sevitz, of Delphos; 18 grandchildren; two brothers, Dave (Terry) Sevitz, of Denver, Colo. and Darrin (Janine) Sevitz, of Middle Point; three sisters, Darla (Fred) Smith, of Lexington, S.C., Diane (Wayne) Crozier, of Ada, and Connie (Gene) Burden, of Lima; his best friends, Greg Joseph, Jim Lynch, and Drew Gayer; and his furry babies, Zoey and Sammy.
Randy was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Jeff Evans; and a brother, Gerry Sevitz.
His Legacy: Randy graduated from Shawnee High School in 1976. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1976-1980. He was one of the best over-the-road truck drivers. He loved to spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also loved to landscape and work in his flower beds with his wife. He was a practical joker and loved making people laugh.
His Farewell Services: Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Strayer Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Bradley officiating. Burial will follow in Ridge Cemetery, rural Middle Point, with military graveside rites accorded by the Delphos Veterans Council.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Strayer Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos.
The family requests memorial contributions may be sent to The Ohio State University James A. Cancer Center. Online condolences may be shared at strayerfuneralhome.com.