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Obituary for Randall F. "Randy" Marks

Randall F. "Randy" Marks, 63, of Second Ave, Sleightsburgh, Town of Esopus, formerly of New Paltz, NY, passed away at home while in the comforting presence of his loving family on Saturday, April 10th, 2021, following a battle with cancer.

He was born in Kingston, New York on May 2nd, 1957, a son of late Gilbert and Sadie (Foertsch) Marks.

He was employed as a maintenance worker for Omega Institute in Rhinebeck.

Randy enjoyed watching western movies, and also enjoyed peaceful mornings, drinking his coffee and admiring the birds.

Randy is survived by his wife of 32 years, Dawn Marks, his daughter, Jessica Marks of Sleightsburgh, one sister, Diane Lannon of New Paltz, four brothers, Floyd W. & his wife Patricia Marks, of Georgia, Donald Marks, and his companion Lynn, of Hyde Park, NY, Chris Marks, Alan Marks and his wife Sue, and sister-in-law, Lori Marks, all of New Paltz.

One granddaughter, the love of his life, Cloey VanEtten, and his loyal canine, Cooper.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by a sister, Rosemarie Marks (2008) and brother Phillip Marks (2019).

The Marks family will receive friends during a walk-through visitation period at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus, on Saturday, April 17, 2012 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The service and burial at New Paltz Rural Cemetery will be held privately.

In lieu of fresh flowers, the family suggests indoor plants for loved ones to take home and nurture in memory of Randy.