obit: Randall Doyle Vrba
Randall Doyle Vrba
August 15, 1954 - January 11, 2011
Randy Vrba, age 56 of Waco, passed away Tuesday morning, January 11, 2011. Graveside funeral services will be 3PM Friday January 14, 2011 at St. Martins Cemetery in Tours. The recitation of the Rosary will be at 6PM Thursday January 13, 2011 followed by a visitation from 7 to 8PM at Grace Gardens Funeral Home Chapel.
Randy was born August 15, 1954 in Waco to Eugene and Virginia Uptmor Vrba. He graduated from Midway High School in 1972. Randy was a true Texan. He loved to fish, and could Bar-B-Q the most tender brisket in the state. He collected baseball cards and followed all sports as a hobby. In his younger days, Randy could be found on the dance floor Saturday nights. This talent no doubt inspired his nickname “Disco Doyle”. Randy married Liz Smith on October 15, 1988. He retired from Owens Illinois after many years of dedicated service. Randy was a kind man who will be remembered as a caring son, father, uncle and friend.
Randy was preceeded in death by his father Eugene and his brother Terry.
He is survived by his son Matthew and daughter Michele of Lacy Lakeview; their mother Liz Vrba: mother Virginia Uptmor Vrba; sisters Sandy Pulliam of Woodway, Debrorah and Robby Hillin of Valley Mills, Lisa and David Choate of Dallas. Brother Gary and Denise Vrba of Gatesville and numerous nieces and nephews.
He will be dearly missed.
Grace Gardens Funeral Home - Waco