August 19, 1953 – September 7, 2018
Randy Douglas Knecht died suddenly on Friday, September 7th, 2018 at the age of 65 years. A Celebration of Life was held at the Revelstoke Community Centre on Monday afternoon, September 17th, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Revelstoke Humane Society, Box 340, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities, 2180 Yonge Street, P.O. Box 770, Station K, Toronto, Ontario M4P 2V8, or the B.C. Children’s Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V4, in memory of Randy.
Randy was born in Olds, Alberta on August 19, 1953 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1963. He was involved with many sports in his younger years and was very active with the Vintage Car Club. Randy worked six days a week and even went in on Sunday to feed his pet crow and squirrel at the Ford dealership. He was a great animal babysitter for his children’s pets. Randy loved music and especially enjoyed the music in the Plaza during the summer, but especially when his daughter Kaylee’s group was playing. He was Kaylee’s number one groupie. Randy’s children and grandchildren were very important to him. He loved getting down on the floor and playing with his grandchildren. Family was number one. Randy lived his life by “The Golden Rule.”
Randy was predeceased by his parents, Gordon and Joy Knecht, mother-in-law Sheena McMillan and brother-in-law Brian (Fanny) Fenrich. He is survived by his beloved wife Carol of Revelstoke; three children: Kristi (Dominic) Charlie of Abbotsford, Kaylee Knecht (Jesse Booth) of Revelstoke and Rob Knecht of Revelstoke; two cherished grandchildren: Reid and Raegan; father-in-law Jack McMillan of Abbotsford; siblings: Margo (Bryan) Kozak of Abbotsford, Brenda Fenrich of Revelstoke and Michelle (Rob) Filipovic of Calgary as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Randy’s family by viewing his obituary at: www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home.
Brandon Bowers Funeral Home