RANDY MARTIN, 62, of Champaign, IL formerly of Arcola, IL passed away at 12:25 P.M. on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Windsor Road Christian Church, 2501 Windsor Road in Champaign, IL. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Windsor Road Christian Church. Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery at a later date. Immediately following Randy's funeral on Friday, family and friends will gather at Jupiter's at the Crossing. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Randy was born on August 2, 1956 in Tuscola, IL. He was a son of Joseph D. and Theresa M. (Yost) Martin. He married Pam Edwards on July 14, 1979 in Arcola, IL.
Randy is survived by his wife, Pam; two children, Jessica Martin and Jacob Martin; two grandchildren, Linnea and Avery all of Champaign, IL; three siblings, Mark L. Martin and his wife Melissa of Minneiska, MN, Mary Ann Quivey and her husband Jeff of Steeleville, IL, James E. Martin and his wife Santok of San Jose, CA; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a niece, Mindy Van Veldhuizen.
Randy was a 1974 graduate of Arcola High School and received an Associate Degree from Parkland College in Champaign, IL in 1976.
Randy worked for Precision Shooting Equipment, Helix Data Systems, and Hobbico, where he retired in April 2018 after having worked there for 37 years.
He enjoyed tailgating and watching Illini Football/ Basketball. He was a big fan of the LA Dodgers.
Randy looked forward to his hunting trips with the guys and spending quality time with his family at the cabin. He was very proud of his family, but his two grandchildren held a special place in his heart.
He loved his job and the people he worked with and considered them family.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.