Momyer, Randy

Written by David Green.

Randy S. Momyer, 55, of Fayette, Ohio, died Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, in Chesterfield Township.

He was born Oct. 13, 1954, in Morenci, Mich., to Donald and Rachel JoAnne (Smith) Momyer.

Randy graduated from Gorham Fayette High School in 1972. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was the owner and operator of Randy’s Tree Service. He attended the Morenci Bible Fellowship Church.

Surviving Randy are his father, Don Momyer of Wauseon, Ohio; a son, Josh Momyer (and Kim Smith) of Cadillac, Mich.; a daughter, Carla JoAnne (and Don) Gillis of Montague, Mich.; brothers, Bob Momyer and Ted (and Tammy) Momyer, both of West Unity, Ohio, Tim Momyer (and Birdie Baumgardner) of Fayette, Gene (and Deb) Momyer of Morenci, and Ron (and Julie) Momyer of Wauseon, Ohio; and three grandchildren, Dylon McNeil, Ella Walker and Carlee Gillis.

Randy was preceded in death by his mother, Rachel JoAnne; a brother, Allen Laverne Momyer; and a sister-in-law, Jane Momyer.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements were made by the Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette.

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