Randall (Randy) Lee Eastman
Randall (Randy) Lee Eastman was born Feb. 12, 1976, in Provo Ut to Nancy Roberson. Randy spent much of his life in Utah. As a teen he moved a lot. In 1992 Randy’s mother met and then married Randy’s Dad Joe Brown and moved to Ivins. Later from there they moved to Reno for a while and then moved to San Diego. Later moving back to Utah Randy began working construction For Ellsworth Peck, later named Peck Ormsby Construction. Randy and his Dad Joe built Freedom Academy in Provo Ut, Excel Eye Centers, The IHC hyperbaric chamber expansion, a remodel at BYU, then a charter school in Enoch Utah in 2007-08. It was during this time that Randy met the love of his life Elise Bass in Cedar City. In 2009 Randy & Elise welcomed their son Deegan Eastman. Randy went to work briefly in Salem Utah for an excavating company, and then left to work with his Uncle Edward Wills for Botcher & Sons in SLC welding. Randy returned to work with his dad to build 1 last charter school off 1600 N in Lindon Utah.
Randy was a duck hunter, dirt bike rider, and Harley lover. He was a very talented and skilled man. He could fix anything and build just about anything he set his mind to. Randy was a great father, a great friend, and would help anyone he could if they needed it. In 2013 Randy joined the UMF, A male social organization. With his brothers he helped support many charities and local causes. They provided support by hosting local fundraisers to help families with cancer costs and other medical emergencies, they rode for fallen officers, & they have a yearly charity fundraiser where they raise money and accept donations of new toys to give to Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Randy was proud to be a part of something so big and special!
Randy went back to work as a Technician & Mechanic for Johnson Tire Service in 2015 in Springville Utah, He and his family later moved to Springville. In August of 2016 Elise & Randy married. In 2018 Randy bought his 1st Harley Davidson, a 2014 street glide special, an achievement he worked very hard for. Sadly, in March of 2019 Randy was hit on his motorcycle when a delivery driver failed to look before turning left, he hit Randy and then ran him over 2x before parking on top of him. Randy was taken to the Provo IHC where he underwent surgery to repair the broken bones in his face with plates and the damage to his right hand. Following the accident Randy was left disabled. He continued to help others anyway he could despite his decline in health. While he was upset, he was unable to return to work, he found happiness in getting to be home more with his son Deegan & he took up new hobbies. Randy found a love for RC trucks and cars. He made it a family hobby by buying a few so everyone could spend time together racing them around, Randy even became a master at using Elise’s circuit, he loved making his custom stickers for his RC trucks and eventually the new Harley he was able to buy when the insurance claim came through. Randy also began to enjoy time with his family playing games and coloring. In February of 2021 Randy purchased a home in Kingman Az and the family relocated. The heat helped Randy feel better and he showed some improvements in health. He found and purchased his dream truck as well as a Side by Side. He went out many mornings with his son Deegan playing in the desert and exploring his new surroundings. In July Randy Started having seizures & heart problems. He slowly became sicker and sicker. Sadly, Randy was not getting better and became very ill in September. On September 28th Randy was placed in hospice care, where he passed away 2 days later.
Randy was loved and will be greatly missed by many. He is Survived by his Wife Elise (Bass) Eastman, His son Deegan Eastman, His oldest Son Weston (Lyndee) Shoell, Three Grandchildren, His Mother Nancy Roberson, And His Dad Joe (Sueann) Brown. Randy is preceded in Death by his grandmother, Roma Eastman & Karen-Armstrong Wills, & His Uncle Edward Wills. A memorial is being planned, but at this time there is no set date or time.