Randall Paul Catlett, 52, passed away September 1st, 2022 in Corpus Christi, Texas due to a sudden illness.
Randy was born September 4th,1969 in Plainview, Texas to Don and Sheryl Gwen Catlett. After high school, Randy attended New Mexico Junior College Automotive Technology school.
Randy proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from from 1992-1996 as a surface rescue swimmer. After his service, he owned an auto glass business in Plainview and Bandera, and there began a career as a skilled heavy equipment diesel mechanic. He lived in south Texas for several years before moving to north Texas in 2017. He recently moved back to Corpus Christi to be near the coast.
A father, son, brother, nephew, grandfather, and friend, Randy could be described with many words; hard-working, kind, selfless, and caring are a few that come to mind when one thinks of him.
Randy was a devout Christian and committed himself at a very young age to share the love of the Lord with others. He was known as the jokester of the family, oftentimes making himself the butt of the jokes. He had many ways of making those around him laugh.
Randy loved his family, and served others and their needs long before he thought of his own.
Not only did Randy love his family, he treated everyone around him like family, and made sure everyone had a spot at the table, a fully functioning car, and an empty sink.
Randy is survived by his parents Don Catlett and Sheryl Gwen Kalka of Pilot Point; his six children, daughter, Sarah Catlett of Hobbs, New Mexico; son, Paul Catlett of Grand Junction, Colorado; son and daughterin- law, James and Hannah Catlett of east Texas; daughter, Samantha Catlett of Lubbock; daughter, Sayler Catlett of Lubbock; son, Bryston of east Texas; sister and brother-in-law, Rhonda and Darin Box of Pilot Point, and their children, Jordan, Haley, and Preslie; two grandchildren, Rosie of Lubbock, and David of East Texas. Randy is also survived by his girlfriend, Valerie Elliott of Corpus Christi and many cousins, aunts, uncles, and friends who have walked through life with him.
Randy is preceded in death by his brother, Aaron Catlett.
A celebration of life service will be held at King’s Trail Cowboy Church in Whitewright, Texas on Saturday, September 17th, at 10:00 a.m.