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Randy Kirk Horwitz

Randy Kirk Horwitz
  • June 24, 1955 - April 21, 2017
  • Margate City, NJ & formerly of Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Temple Beth El-Sigma Fi Fund
    306 Capital Avenue, N.E.
    Battle Creek, MI 49017
  • Children's Heart Foundation of Las Vegas
    3006 South Maryland Parkway, Suite # 690
    Las Vegas, NV 89101

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“I was just notified of Randy's untimely passing and am so saddened. Such a loving a dear friend who will be missed dearly. Heartfelt condolences to...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Trish Wallet - Savannah, GA

“My sister just sent me word of Randy's passing last month. I knew Randy at LHS, serving as senior class VP when he was president. Such a nice man! I...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Theresa Hofer - Ann Arbor, MI

“Although I only knew Randy for the past year through a business relationship, my colleagues and I enjoyed working with him as he started his own...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Ron Herzog - New York, NY

“I will always miss Randy. He was 8 months younger but every year when our families met in Rock Island, IL for Passover someone would ask us, "Are you...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Barry Horwitz - St Louis, MO

“I am so sorry to hear about Randy. May God's grace and comfort be with each of you in this time of sorrow. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: JAMES BENNISON - Kalamazoo, MI

“We are so sorry to learn of Randy's passing. We remember him during his high school years as such a fine young man. It is clear from what we have...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Joe and Lindy Kurti

“Dearest Margie, Vicki and family,I'm so sorry to hear this news. What mere words can possibly ease the pain of your loss, but know that I love you...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Dee Rose Karp - Dallas, TX

“Dear Marge and Vicki,What sad news to hear that Randy has passed away. May God bless you and all of your family members at this difficult time...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Eleanor DeVries - Battle Creek, MI

“How sad! My heart pours out to a wonderful and loving family. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: michael christman - Battle Creek,, MI

“Randy asked me to marry him after 7 months of dating for my birthday. Six months later we were married in Battle Creek. We were married 18 years...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Joanne Horwitz - Maple Hill, NC

“So sad to hear of Randy's passing. A great man and friend. He will be missed. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Bob Boyd - Sparta, MI

“Julie Brown Baker, Mark Wilbur and I all hung out together in high school and while we parted and went separate ways...RANDY made our high school...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Cherylanne Spyker-Tiseo - Niles, MI

“Horwitz family, I am so so sorry to hear about the passing of Randy. Please know that the Danin family is thinking of you all. Marjorie, I know my...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Wow, so sorry to hear of Randy's passing! I haven't seen Randy in many years, but have fond memories of our school years! Sending thoughts and...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Shelley (Winer)Steinmiller - MI

“Went to school with and graduated with Randy, what a great guy, always smiling, always friendly. So sorry to hear of his early passing. Thoughts...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Karen Kuys ( Keagle) - MI

“Vicki, I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending Love and prayers to you and your family. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Tara White-Davenport - Ojai, CA

“Very sorry to hear this news about Randy. I have fond memories of him. I remember when Randy ran, and won, for Senior Class President. It is a great...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“So saddened to hear of Randy's passing. Although it was many years ago since I last saw him, I remember him well from the temple Beth El family. ...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Lynda Kaiser-Slotky - La Canada, CA

“Vicki, Marge and Sherri, I was surprised to come across this obituary. So sorry for your loss; I didn't know you had a brother. I'm sure your heart...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Craig Miller - Battle Creek, MI

“Sincerest condolences to Marge, Vicki, and the family. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: William Stein - Kalamazoo, MI


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Randy K. Horwitz of Margate City, New Jersey & formerly of Battle Creek, MI

Randy, age 61, died Friday, April 21, 2017. He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on June 24, 1955 to Larry and Marjorie (Star) Horwitz.

Randy graduated from Lakeview High School in 1973 and went on to earn his BS from Michigan State University. Upon graduation, he earned his MBA from Pepperdine and gained a Law degree from Kaplan University. He had recently retired after over 35 years of working in the food processing industry.

Randy was a loving father to his children, a compassionate brother, and a warm son to his family. Randy's children are: Captain Jeffrey Horwitz of the United States Marine Corps and wife Jenna who live in Maple Hill, North Carolina; Kimberly Horwitz, and Gabriel Pompa of Las Vegas, Nevada. Randy's sister Sherri, her husband Glen, and son Eric Ozawa of Chandler, Arizona. His sister, Vicki Horwitz and Mother, Marjorie Horwitz, remain in Battle Creek Michigan. Joanne Horwitz, who was married to Randy for sixteen years, lives with their son Jeffrey in North Carolina. Randy is preceded in death by his father A.L. "Larry" Horwitz in 1997, as well as his grandparents Lillian and Julius Star; Bessie and William Horwitz.

The Funeral Service to celebrate Randy's life will be held on Thursday, April 27th at 1:00 p.m. at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek with Cantor Annie Rose of Temple Beth El of Battle Creek, officiating. Randy's family will greet friends from 11:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home on Thursday. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Randy's honor may be directed to the Temple Beth El, Battle Creek MI, the Semper Fi Fund or the Children's Heart Foundation of Las Vegas, 3006 South Maryland Parkway, Suite #690, Las Vegas NV 89101, which are organizations his children are involved in.