Randy Lee Thomas
1958 - 2022
BORN
1958
DIED
2022
FUNERAL HOME
Lakeview Funeral Home
301 South Olive
Sandpoint, ID

RANDY LEE THOMAS
September 2, 1958 ˜ January 9, 2022

Randy Lee Thomas, 63, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Sandpoint, ID. Funeral Mass will be held at Noon on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Sandpoint.
Randy was born Sept. 2, 1958, in Eugene, OR, to Marilyn Hurd. He spent time in Sitka, AK, as a child and later in Roseburg, OR. He graduated high school in in 1977 in Roseburg, where he excelled at football. After high school he served his country in the United States Coast Guard. He then attended the University of Oregon where he played football and earned a degree in Business Administration. He then earned a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Portland State University.
Randy married Lorelei Bredl on May 2, 1992, in Portland. They made their home in Camas, WA, and Randy worked for Mitchell, Lewis and Staver and later for Lake Cable. In 2020 they moved to Sandpoint.
He enjoyed coaching his children in sports, snowmobiling, fly fishing, golfing, and pheasant hunting. He also loved his black lab “Bentley.”
He is survived by his wife, Lorelei Thomas of Sandpoint; mother, Marilyn Hoffman of Aurora, OR; daughter, Sophia (John) Meshishnek of Deary, ID; son, Sam Thomas of Sandpoint; one grandson, Holden Meshishnek; brother, Aaron Hoffman of Amity, OR; and brother-in-law, Jay (Sue) Bredl of Vancouver, WA.
Lakeview Funeral Home in Sandpoint is handling the arrangements. Please visit Randy’s online memorial at www.lakeviewfuneral.com and sign his guest book.
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Published by The Columbian on Jan. 13, 2022.
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5 Entries
J Ward Harter
January 14, 2022
Lorelei, Sophie and Sam...we are so very sorry for your loss. Our hearts hurt for you. You're in our prayers. Sending love...Kim, Brad, Nick, Aaron and Cole
Kim LaValley
January 14, 2022
So sorry for your loss and you're in our thoughts and prayers. Many great memories with Randy and the Thomas family.
Meriwether Family
Friend
January 14, 2022
Remembering sharing laughter & baseball with Randy & the entire Thomas family. You´re in our thoughts & we are lifting you up in prayers
Birchem Family
Friend
January 13, 2022
Dear Lorelei and Sophie. Kristin and I want to express our deepest condolences at the passing of Randy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and we will remember you in our prayer circle at Saint Joseph School. Always, Dr. Barbieri
James and Kristin Barbieri
School
January 13, 2022
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