It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear husband, son, godfather, and friend Randy Dee Garcia. Randy passed away September 10, 2023, from complications from diabetes.\n\nRandy was born in Grand Junction Colorado on February 23, 1960. He was an MP in the Army receiving an honorable discharge in June 1979. He moved to Salt Lake City in 1982 and met the love of his life, DeeAnn Sheffield. They eloped to Las Vegas Nevada on August 17, 1986.\n\nPreceded in death by his mother Marie Irene Maldonado. Survived by loving wife DeeAnn, father, Abel Garcia, stepmother Opal Garcia, stepbrothers Leston and Jerry and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Beloved Nino to his Godchildren, Sadie Jane, Sean and Luke.\n\nRandy loved riding his Harley, fly fishing and the Broncos. He loved his family and many cousins, uncles, aunts as well as his extended family, the Hansens. He was one of a kind and he was loved by everyone. \n\nHis nickname on the rez was Rain Man. Every time Randy showed up for a motorcycle ride it rained!\nIf you asked him how he wanted his funeral to go he always said to put him in his boat, light him on fire and send him down the Green River; and he is getting half of his wish. He had a positive effect on everyone he met and always did the right thing before thinking of himself. Everyone loved him so much and we're going to miss him for the rest of our lives. Godspeed Randy.\n\nA visitation for friends and family will be held at Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home, 4760 S State St., Murray, UT, September 20, 2023, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm\n\nPrivate interment to follow at a later date.\n\nIn lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made directly to the funeral home in Randy’s honor to offset the costs of funeral/memorial service.