Theis, Randall

Written by David Green.

Randall “Randy” Lee Theis, 53, of Fayette, Ohio, died at his home Dec. 17, 2010, surrounded by his family.

Randy was born Sept. 13, 1957, in Defiance, Ohio, to the late Orville Theis and Shirley Shawver. He married Michelle Hancock on June 27, 1981, in Fayette, and she survives.

Randy attended Gorham Fayette High School and was most recently employed at Fypon in Archbold, Ohio. His hobbies included hunting and fishing.

Besides his wife, Randy is survived by a daughter, Brittany Theis of Fayette; a son, Cody Theis of Columbus, Ohio; parents, Myrl “Ox” and Shirley Meller of Fayette; a sister, LeAnn (and Al) Wygant of Michigan; a half-brother, Steve (and Jamie) Meller of Fayette; and two half-sisters, Cindy (and Norm) Windisch of Wauseon, Ohio, and Patti Greiser of Fayette.

According to Randy’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service is planned at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22,  at Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette, with Pastor Kim Repp officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled from 10 a.m. Wednesday until the time of service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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