Randall Lee “Randy" Sherrick, 68, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully on Thursday November 18, 2021 at home with his loving family by his side.
He was born October 2, 1953 in Connellsville, a son of the late William D. and Ann (Basile) Sherrick.
Randy left high school to join the United States Army where he served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division until his honorable discharge in 1974.
For many years, he was a self-employed carpenter, who took on numerous projects in construction and painting. He had a real love for building and painting because of this. He also was employed through Kitchen Gallery where he did multiple kitchen remodels through the years.
When Randy wasn’t busy working, he enjoyed hunting, especially during archery season.
He enjoyed his time in the woods and the peace it brought to him.
He loved animals, especially the many cats that he cared for.
He was known as a kind man, who enjoyed helping others and would do anything to help someone if they needed it.
Randy is survived by his beloved daughters, Heather Rushton and husband Greg of Connellsville and Tiffany Berrios and husband Carlos of Dunbar; his step-son, Jeffrey Snyder of Mt. Pleasant; fiancé, Elizabeth “Dee” DeCarlo of Mt. Pleasant; grandchildren, Hayli Rushton of Connellsville and Mayla Berrios of Dunbar; mother of his children, Deborah Sherrick of Connellsville; siblings, Karen Pastorius of Dunbar, Sharon Koslosky of Mt. Pleasant and Terry Sherrick of Dunbar; sister-in-law, Sally Sherrick of Connellsville; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins and his many beloved cats.
In addition to his parents, Randy was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert “Larry” Sherrick and Ronnie Sherrick; sisters, Sandy Sherrick and Marlene Paulson.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Monday from 10am until the hour of the funeral service at 1pm with Pastor Lee Maley officiating.
Interment will follow at Green Ridge Memorial Park, Connellsville with the Hopwood General George C. Marshall AMVETS Post 103 hosting full military honors.
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