Randy J. Valencia, 42, passed away Jan. 11, 2010. Survived by his mother, Catherine (Richard) Garbiso of Pueblo; father, Gene Valencia of Pueblo; children, Tyler S. Valencia and Trevor P. Valencia, both of Pueblo West; brothers, Scott (Aida) Valencia of Oak Harbor, Wash. and Kevin Valencia of Pueblo; nephews, Christopher and Ryan Valencia of Oak Harbor, Wash.; niece, Rosalie Garbiso of Pueblo; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by his grandparents, Arthur and Mabel Garcia, Ray and Flora Valencia. Randy was born May 15, 1967, in Pueblo. He was a mechanical engineer for ManTec. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 2010, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor David Asch officiating. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. My dear loving Randy, Words cannot express how much I miss you! I always wonder what our future would have held, but something much greater than you and I had other plans for us. I will always love you!!! I miss your sweet face and contagious laughter. Until we meet again!!!!

    Wendy (Doll)

  2. I still miss you all the time. I was listening to the Cars tonight and it made you come full force into my head. I sure wish you were still around.

  3. I miss you Randy. I often recall something goofy we did as kids and it makes me laugh. I sure wish your boys got more time to have you. I hope they are doing well. Much Love my friend, my life is better for having had been your friend.

  4. Miss you so much. I am so sad when I visit your resting place and leave with emptiness and tears. You will never be forgotten. Everytime I hug Molly I tell her you love her too.

  5. They say as time goes it gets less painfull,but I have not found that to be true, miss you just as much today as the the day you left us.

    Love and miss you so much,
    Your Mom,

  6. I have just found out that randy had died!!!! i’m totally devistaed!!my heart goes out to the family ,exspecially his two boys that he loved dearly and they loved him the same way!!!Randy you will be greatly missed, but i know you will be watching over everyone you knew and loved!!! R.I.P randy!!! you will be truly missed!!!

  7. I know like all the other angels you are smiling down on us. I can feel your smile like a glo within my heart on mornings when the sun is shinning bright. Not one single day goes by where you not thought of. As each passing day fades into the next you will live forever in thoose hearts you’ve touched. I love and miss you more each day.

  8. Randy you will be very missed. My heart goes out to your family and especially your boys. Our boys have been very close friends since 2nd Grade and will continue to grow up together. Thank you so much for being the wonderful man we all know and love. Thank you for all of the fun baseball talks we had at the boys games and I know you will continue to watch over them each time they play together. You will be missed.

    Janell Solomon and Dean and Tarie Thompson

  9. OMG, I just got this news and I am devasted. I feel so lucky to have spent some time with you when i was in town. I will always remeber you as one of my best friends and I will keep our fun alive. I love you Randy and you will always be in my heart.

  10. Randy, I’m glad we stayed friends over the years. I will always remember the fun we had and how much I enjoyed riding with you and the boys. You will be missed Brother. Tell Steve hi for me.

  11. We are so sorry to hear about Randy. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love, Sandra, Oswaldo, Stephanie and Mark.

  12. My prayers are with your family. I will always remember that smile when you walked through the door. Very warm hearted and kind person. You are very much missed and will always be remembered.

  13. I was sadden to hear the sudden loss of Randy. My prayers and thoughts are with Randy’s family. Randy and I worked at ManTech together since Oct 2007. He was a good supervisor but also a good friend. He was respected by his co-workers. Randy will be truly missed.

  14. Cathy, Gene, Scott, Kevin, Tyler and Trevor
    We are sorry beyond words on the loss of Randy. Our family will always hold special memories in our hearts of the times we shared together. He will be dearly missed.
    Pat Baros, Karen, Cindy, and Joe

  15. I know that you’re probably looking down and smiling right now. We are too, because we know we’ll have more great times together. More jokes, more laughter and enjoying everyone’s company. Be sure to keep everyone in line up there, and I promise that we’ll do the same until we all meet again. We love you and there’s no doubt that we’ll never meet anyone like you again. Til later….

  16. Cathy,Richard,Scott,Kevin,Tyler and Trevor. My heart aches at the loss of Randy as I’m sure your’s does as well. I’m sorry we couldn’t be there in person, but our prayers have been for you since the moment we heard. I know that God has wrapped His loving arms around you, to give you comfort as only He can. We have the hope of seeing Randy, when we get to Heaven, may you find peace in that. We love you.

  17. I’ve known Randy for about 7 years and he was a good friend of mine. We used to do alot of bike runs together and he was such a fun and great guy. I was in complete shock to hear the news and still am. I am so very sorry for your unfortunate loss. I will continue to keep Randy, his family, and his boys in my prayers. God Bless and again I am so sorry.

  18. My heart is broken, and to the family I hope your loving memories ease your mind during this difficult time. Randy was a truly kind hearted friend and will be sorely missed. He was so proud of his sons…God bless them.

  19. Not only were you a great cousin, you were a great friend to us. We will never forget you and all the good times we had.

  20. Cathy- I am so sorry for your loss. It’s been a long time, but I remember Randy as a very giving and soft hearted person. God bless you and your family, and help you through this. Trina

  21. Cathy and Gene, we know the pain of losing a son. There are no words of comfort that we can possibly attempt to console you with. In time, though, the positive impact that Randy had on the lives of others — his friends, your family, yourselves and his children will shine through. Please know that your entire family is in our prayers at this difficult time.

  22. You and I grew up together as kids, and our friendship never dissolved. We went through a load of good and bad times together my friend. I will miss you greatly love you RV. AKA Tank

  23. Randy was more than a special friend, he was a giver. I remember when Holly’s brother,Richard Hanson, passsed away in 1987. Randy rode past all the cars in the funeral procession to each intersection & got off his bike to direct traffic.He was selfless,considerate & irreplaceable,a true friend.
    I met him in 1985 and we have shared a love & friendship that never waivered and never will, even in death. I miss & love him more than words can say.
    To all the “old schoolers”,try to remember the good times at Boob hill,Fairmount Park & the river bottom. My prayers are with his family & friends today & always.

  24. Gene,Scott,Kevin and the kids, i’m very sorry to hear about your loss.Randy and i stayed in touch through out the years i’m very sad to fear the news.Victor.H. If you need anything please call.(719)251-7912

  25. For the many yrs that we’ve known each other, you’ve always managed to put smiles on EVERYONE’S faces… I will miss those silly smiles and in depth talks.

    “POPS IS TOPS”

    I will miss you dearly…you’ve been one of the kindest persons i’ve ever come across. RIP my friend, we will party again… i will miss you.

  26. Randy was a really great person. I had the pleasure of knowing him for 17 yrs. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I loved Randy very much and will miss him dearly.

  27. Randy was always smiling when I saw him in the building! He was always so friendly and always had a can do attitude. He will be surely missed by us all! I am so very sorry for your loss! I will be praying for you daily! God Bless you all….

  28. Randy was always smiling when I saw him in the building! He was always so friendly and always had a can do attitude. He will be surely missed by us all! I am so very sorry for your loss! I will be praying for you daily! God Bless you all….

  29. My love to you all. Life is going to be very hard without Randy, I pray that you take it step by step and day by day, God Bless you. Surley God is holding you all now.

  30. To the Valencia family I send my deepest thoughts and prayer. Randy was such a special person in my life. We have shared many happy and sad times. I pray for you all now and hope you will always remember when it came to a great Father , son and friend Randy was the best. God bless you all.

  31. Scott I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to your mom,dad your brother Kevin and especially Randy’s two sons. No words can say how deeply sorry I am for the family. Randy and my brothers Lee & Russ Sanchez were good friends. We all grew up on the northside together.Those were the good ole days.Lee passed away 2yrs ago it’s hard to believe how things change. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Always a friend Christine

  32. Our condolences to Uncle Randy’s family. He was very special. Anthony gave Randy the name Uncle Randy about 4 years ago and it stuck since then. We will miss the way he always made times we shared so funny! We are all lucky to have had a chance to be part of his life.

  33. I am writing condolences on behalf of my brother Bill and my mom, Barb Laskowski. Very sad to hear about your loss. My mom remembers Randy well and he was always coming to the house to help fix things for them. He sounded like a kind and generous person to all. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Warm Regards, Lynn Parrott, Bill and Barb Laskowski

  34. Sending our love to Randy’s family. He was a wonderful man with a great sense of humor. He will be missed by many and never forgotten.

  35. I am so sorry for your loss. Randy will always be remembered for his great smile and his eagerness to help! He was a true blessing to all of us who worked with him.

  36. Randy will be greatly missed here at building 2025 at Peterson AFB. He was a gentle soul and it will be hard to replace him.

    God Bless you and your family

  37. I am sorry I cant be there to pay my respest. I am out of the state currently. Randy was a good dude, we had some good times back in the 90’s. may your sons grow to be good and wise. You’ll be missed bro.

  38. I’ve worked in the same facility with Randy for 8 years. He always had a smile for you when you passed by in the hallway. I will miss his friendly nature!

  39. I am so sorry to hear of Randy’s passing. Randy was a good, caring and considerate person and friend. My heartfelt prayers are with your family and close friends.

  40. Randy, our times together will never be forgotten. My heart aches for you, your adored sons, mother, father, brothers, and countless friends and family you have left behind. I miss you so much, you’ll always be in my memory. 459 and 469

  41. My deepest condolences to the Valencia and Garbiso families. I was so sorry to hear about your unexpected loss, I am still in shock myself. Your son was a valued member of this organization and I had the pleasure of working with him on many projects, he was a tireless worker and a great asset to our organization. I miss his sense of humor and the joy he could bring to the most stressful moments,Randy will be greatly missed by all who knew him. You have my deepest sympathy and my thoughts and prayers are with your families.

  42. randy you will be missed more then you will ever know.You were allways a great friend to our family! we will miss your smile and your great sense of humor. I know your with god now and will watch out for everyone! we will keep your family in our prayers love and miss you allready,mike susan tanner and trevor.

  43. My deepest condolences to Randy’s family. My life won’t be the same without Randy in it. I will miss our last night conversations. Randy was a very special person and I will miss him.

  44. My deepest sympathies to your family. Randy was a kind and respectful man at work. He will be missed by all. He was well loved by his friends!

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