Randy Lee Essinger, 39, of Findlay, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born in Findlay, Ohio on May 4, 1978 to Bobby G. and Patricia A. (Smith) Essinger.

Randy loved the Ohio State Buckeyes, Dallas Cowboys, and enjoyed going camping. He was always the life of the party. Randy would always be there to help out a family member or friend. He also loved spending time at the beach. But most of all, Randy loved his son Javen, his dog, and his family.

In addition to his mother, Patricia and father, Bobby, Randy is survived by his son, Javen Essinger of Findlay; brothers, Roger (Misty) Essinger, Casey Essinger, brother-in-law, David Colvin all of Findlay; sisters, Kristine (Matt) Colvin of North Fort Myers, Florida; and sister-in-law, Linda Weyer of Findlay. He is also survived by his nieces, Hailey Colvin, ShayLynn Colvin, Zoe Brault, Alyssa Brandeberry and Izabell Colvin; his nephews, Jordan Colvin, Dylan Essinger, Alex, Mikhael, and Andrew Weyer; aunts, LaDonna Smith, Patty Gault, and Sue Redmen; uncles, Bruce Smith, Dan Smith, Ron Smith, and Steve Smith; many cousins; and his dear friends Chipper, Brown, Bame and Tim. Randy leaves behind his beloved pet dog, Russia Ann Marie Essinger. Randy was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Robert Smith; maternal grandmother, Janette Smith; paternal grandfather, Jim Essinger; paternal uncles, Dick Essinger and Jimmy Essinger; and maternal brother-in-law, Milton Weyer III.

The family would like to extend a very special thank you to Steve and Liz Smith, Patty Gault, and Bridge Hospice Care Center.

Friends and family may visit on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday at the conclusion of visitation in the funeral home. Pastor Jim Klausing will officiate. Memorial contributions in Randy’s name may be made to the Family in c/o Hufford Family Funeral Home.

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7 thoughts on “Randy L. Essinger

  1. Randy it is hard to believe your gone. You had such a long way to go before your time. Life is short and I miss you already.

  2. Randy I have known u my whole life this is so sad ur brother Roger and I was great friends also… I will miss talking buddy u was always a fun guy! Rih buba

  3. I REMEMBER RANDY SO WELL AS A CHILD. I AM SORRY THAT I LOST CONNECTION WITH PAT AND THE KIDS BUT I ONLY HOPE THAT THEY WILL ALWAYS KNOW THAT I CARED AND ONLY WISHED THEM ALL PEACE AND HAPPINESS. GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU AND I AM SURE THAT RANDY WILL BE WATCHING OVER YOU. PLEASE SAY GOODBYE TO HIM FOR ME. I WAS GLAD TO KNOW THAT HE WAS ABLE TO BE BROUGHT BACK TO HIS HOME TOWN AND HAD FAMILY BY HIS SIDE. STAY STRONG KRIS AND TELL YOUR MOM AND ROGER THAT YOU ARE ALL IN MY PRAYERS. I NEVER KNEW JAVEN BUT TELL HIM THAT HIS DAD WAS SPECIAL.

  4. Randy…. I don’t know what to say. I’m finding myself deeply sadden by your passing. I look at old test messages from 2 weeks ago on my phone and can’t believe your gone.

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