Life Story / Obituary


Randy Scott Esther, 63 of Buckley, died Thursday, January 20, 2022.

He was born on May 3, 1958 in Grand Rapids the son of Robert Lee and Linda Lou (Garrison) Esther. He attended Traverse City Central High School.

Randy was a carpet installer for over 25 years with RJ’s Floor Covering.

He enjoyed bowling, hunting, being on his Pontoon Boat, golfing and anything Ohio State.

Randy is survived by his daughter, Maria (Nick) Paupore of Woodbridge, Virginia; son, Scott (Shawna) Esther of Traverse City; grandchildren, Cody and Mailey Paupore of Woodbridge, Virginia; parents, Robert and Linda Esther of Irons; brothers, Rick Esther, Rob (Denise) Esther, Russ (Kathy) Esther, several nieces and nephews; the love of his life, Linda Hewe of Buckley and the mother of his children and former wife, Deborah Esther.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Red and Verla Garrison and paternal grandparents, Bud and Dorothy Esther.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the National Kidney Foundation.

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