OBITUARY: Randy Alan Faggard


Mr. Randy Alan Faggard, age 50, husband of Janet Cotter Faggard, and a resident of Rock Springs Road in Columbia, passed away Friday, October 14, 2022, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Born on November 29, 1971, in Warner Robins, Georgia, Randy was the son of Gene & Cheryl Faggard and the late Carolyn Varnado Faggard.

He was a 1989 graduate of Seminole High School in Sanford, Florida and earned his associate’s degree from ITT Technical Institute in 1991.

He started dating Janet Cotter in 1995 and they married in 2001. Randy worked in IT as a systems engineer at Aristocrats in Cool Springs, TN.

He enjoyed listening to heavy metal and classic rock music, especially Megadeth. He also enjoyed learning mechanics, and in his younger years, loved saltwater fishing. Most recently, his biggest hobby was jeeping. Above all, he loved his family.

He is survived by his wife, Janet Cotter Faggard, father, Gene (Cheryl) Faggard, sons, James (Casey) Bilderback and Jeremy Faggard, brothers, Brian (Luann) Faggard, Mike (Sandy) Faggard, sister, Christy (Steve) Ross, and grandchildren, Mason, Luke, and Logan Bilderback.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his aunt, Kathy Smith.

There will be no public services at this time. Heritage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.


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