Randy Raver, 62

Randy Jay Raver, 62, of Somerset, formerly of rural Urbana, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018. 

He was born July 25, 1955, in Wabash, to Don and Leatice "Lea" (Fike) Raver.

Randy was a 1973 graduate of Northfield High School.  He married Sharon Johnson in Carrollton, Ky., in March of 1989.  He retired from Wabash Alloys after 15 years.  Randy also worked at General Tire in Wabash, and owned and operated the Wabash Radiator Shop several years.  He was a member of AARP and the Boilermakers Local 626 Union. He enjoyed yard work, gardening, playing baseball, carpentry work, and spending time with his family. 

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Raver of Somerset; four daughters, Kendra (Shane) Walls of Indianapolis, Kim (Bobby) Pollard of Silver Lake, Kelli (Pat) Hall of Peru, and Paula (Kyle) Bullick of Marion; seven grandchildren, Paul (Lynzy) Finnegan of Bloomington, Travis (Alexis) Pollard of Silver Lake, Jacob (Kendall) Pollard of Warsaw, Brittani (Chuck) Hall of Fort Wayne, Laci Bullick and Konner Bullick, both of Marion, and Cole Walls of Indianapolis; and two great-grandchildren, Grayla Finnegan of Bloomington, and Harper Pollard of Warsaw.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Rocky Lee Raver.

There will be no services. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorials are American Diabetes Association or Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Randy may be signed at


Posted on 2018 May 05