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Randy E. Houtz

July 22, 1979 — November 13, 2021

Warren – Randy E. Houtz, 42, passed away Saturday evening, November 13, 2021 at St. Joseph Medical Center.
Randy was born on July 22, 1979 in Youngstown, OH, a son of Randy Phillip Houtz and Martha Ann Peck.
He was a 1997 graduate of Girard High School and worked at Elwood Engineering and Casting. He loved golfing, playing pool, riding his 4-wheeler, and most recently he enjoyed smoking meats. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also was an avid fan of The Ohio State University.
Randy will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Brandie Houtz; whom he married on July 31, 2015 and have been together since 2004; his parents, Randy Houtz and Martha Peck; children, Hailee Houtz, Alex (Katelynn) Borden, Ember Cappella and her fiancé Ryan Ash, and Samantha Cappella; grandchildren, Parker, Liam, and Kayden; brothers, Benjamin Houtz and Thomas (Becky) Houtz; and multiple nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Edward and Myoma Jo Poling; uncles, Michael and Donald Poling; and great-uncle Therman Edward Poling.
Family and friends may visit from 12-2:00PM and 4-7:00PM on Wednesday November 17, 2021 at Lane Family Funeral Homes Shafer – Winans Chapel located at 164 N. High Street in Cortland.
Graveside services will be held at 12:00PM on Saturday November 20, 2021 at Shiloh Cemetery in Kasson, Barbour County, West Virginia.
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lane Family Funeral Homes - Shafer-Winans Chapel

164 North High Street, Cortland, OH 44410

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