William Randal “Randy” Herzog passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. He was born Sept. 2, 1944, in Brookfield, Missouri, to Aditha Dean (Davis) and William Evermont Herzog. He grew up in the Brookfield and St. Joseph region. He attended university in St. Joseph at Sherwood Elementary, Bliss Center College and Central Large Faculty. He attended St. Joseph Junior University (MWSU), University of Missouri-Rolla and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He was drafted into the U.S. Army and put in two decades of company in Schweinfurt, Germany, serving the 3rd Infantry Division. He returned house in 1969 to support his father, Invoice start out Herzog Contracting Company in St. Joseph.
Right before commencing Herzog with his father, Invoice, and brother, Stan, Randy worked as a laborer/operator/foreman for Land Development Business and Burlington Northern Railroad. He worked for Herzog in the capacity as a Project Superintendent, Normal Superintendent/Freeway Building and then as Vice President and Secretary. Many of the streets and freeway projects during Missouri, Kansas, Texas, and New Mexico ended up jobs Randy worked on in the course of his job.
Randy served in numerous skilled companies during the yrs, including the Affiliated Basic Contractors of Missouri, Associated Normal Contractors of New Mexico, Associated Normal Contractors of The united states, Texas Sizzling Mix Asphalt Pavement Affiliation and Louisiana Crushed Stone Association, among a lot of other folks. He was a earlier panel member of the National Investigate Council and the Transportation Investigation Board of the National Academy of Science and Engineering.
Randy was a Missouri Conservation Point out Commissioner and continued to be energetic in the Conservation Federation of Missouri, the Missouri Conservation Heritage Basis and the Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame. He was a life span member of Ducks Endless, the Nationwide Rifle Affiliation, and the American Legion. Randy was also a past member of the St. Joseph Port Authority.
Randy managed a 200 acre personal recreation preserve with managed looking in Holt County Missouri and appreciated looking, fishing, taking pictures sports and other out of doors pursuits. Randy also relished the landscape and wildlife in Texas, which includes all kinds of searching and plenty of fishing. Randy was an avid reader and often had quite a few textbooks going at 1 time, he could absolutely advise a superior reserve on many subjects.
Herzog Motorsports was a passion of Randy’s and gave him numerous treasured friendships and recollections. The Motorsports Workforce was active in many series, together with Score desert racing, SODA/CORR small-class racing, ASA asphalt racing, BUSCH Grand Countrywide Collection and NHRA drag racing. These adventures covered ground from Mexico, across the United States and abroad.
Corporations he belonged to and supported have been the Wounded Warriors in Motion, the Missouri Western Gold Coat Affiliation, the Albrecht-Kemper Artwork Museum, the Pony Express Countrywide Museum and the St. Joseph Museums, the Benton Club, the St. Joseph State Club and was also an energetic member of the Crusaders Vehicle Club (1960).
He was baptized in the Presbyterian religion and was verified in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. He was a member at St. Paul Lutheran Church and his confirmation verse was Psalm 103:1-4.
Randy is survived by his wife of 50 several years, Mary Louise (Huecker) Herzog his daughter, Carrie and spouse Curt Kaczmarek and his two grandchildren, Catherine Louise (Caty Lou) and Jack Randal Kaczmarek of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin his sister-in-regulation, Teresa Herzog and niece and nephew and spouses, Laurel (Andrew) Woods and Jake (Sarah) Herzog also by his father’s wife, Trish Herzog of Platte Town, Missouri his brother-in-legislation, David (Jennifer) Huecker of Bunceton, Missouri, and Charles (Esther) Huecker of 3 Rivers, California as effectively as many nieces and nephews.
Farewell Expert services 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, St. Paul Lutheran Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery.
The spouse and children will acquire with buddies 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 27, Meierhoffer Funeral Residence & Crematory.
The family members would appreciate memorial contributions to the St. Paul Lutheran College, 4715 Frederick Avenue, St. Joseph, MO 64506, Dick Munkres Submit #287, American Legion, P.O. Box 186, Savannah, MO 64485, or the Wounded Warriors in Motion MO-KAN Chapter, 3310 Westwood Travel, St. Joseph, MO 64505.
As posted in the St. Joseph News-Press.