Randall A. Kurtz, 54 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, was called home to be with the Lord, peacefully in his sleep on Monday, March 15, 2021, from his home.
Randy was born January 11, 1967, in Lorain and was raised in Amherst where he graduated from Marion L. Steele High School. He spent most of his life as a resident of Lorain.
Randy worked as a welder for Invacare for 36 years. He loved fishing, turkey hunting, cooking, and hanging out with friends and family or helping them with a project. He enjoyed singing along with his favorite tunes on the radio. Aside from his family he enjoyed the company of his dogs.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years Lisa Ann Kurtz (nee: Fleming); his children Katelynn Kurtz of Lorain; Kyle (Rachel) Kurtz of Norwalk; his grandchildren, Jayce, Annalynn, Remi, Kyersen, Rymer; his siblings, Robert Kurtz, Adam Woodcock, Rick Kurtz, Scott Strunk, and Christina Kurtz Scanlon; and his step dad, George Woodcock of South Amherst and his step mom Rita Kurtz of Kentucky.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Kurtz, and mother, Rebecca Woodcock (nee Malin); and brother, Richard Kurtz.
Public visitation for family and friends will be held at Hempel Funeral Home on Friday, March 19, 2021, in the late morning until the early evening by reservation at https://signup.com/go/dJMGtTT or by phoning the funeral home at 440-988-4451 during the business hours of 9-5 pm. Services will be held Friday evening at the funeral home by reservation at https://signup.com/go/dJMGtTT . Rebroadcasting of services will be available at http://www.hempelfuneralhome.com/ .
The family suggests that memorial contributions be given for the care of the family.
Please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register, www.hempelfuneralhome.com.