Randolph M. ‘Randy’ Doster, 79, EHS grad, Air Force vet, Keystone Peterbilt retiree, lifelong sports fan

By on March 1, 2017

Randolph M. “Randy” Doster, 79, Ephrata, died Feb. 22, 2017, in Ephrata Community Hospital.

Born in Lebanon, a son of Roy R. and Anna (Kulp) Doster, he shared 59 years of marriage with his high school sweetheart, Joyce E. (Wenger) Doster.

Graduating in 1955 from Ephrata High School, he served in the U.S. Air Force. Randy retired from Keystone Peterbilt, Lancaster, and last worked for Advance Auto Parts, Ephrata. A life member of Salem Lutheran Church, he served on church council and as usher. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 429, Ephrata; and Northern Lancaster County Game and Fish Protection Association, Denver.

In high school, he excelled in baseball, basketball and football, and was a lifelong sports fan, specifically Penn State. He was an avid supporter of his family’s games and events. Randy loved hunting and fishing, especially upstate New York fishing trips. Cherishing his family, their trips to Ocean City, N.J., were special times. Randy was a kind and loving man to everyone.

Also surviving is a son: Steven K., married to Pat (Clark) Doster, Ephrata; daughter: Jennifer D., married to John D. Rohrbach, Lititz; grandchildren: Jared and Alicia Doster; and Adam, Kayla, and Evan Rohrbach; great-grandson: Kellen Doster; and a brother: Reginald G., married to Barbara L. (Sweet) Doster, Ephrata.

A celebration of Randy’s life will be held on Sunday, March 12, at 2 p.m., from Salem Lutheran Church, 1331 W. Main St., Ephrata, PA 17522, with the Rev. Jeffrey H. Goodman officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Private inurnment with military honors will be in Lincoln Cemetery.

Please omit flowers; remember Randy with contributions to his church, at the above address, or a charity of your choice.

Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, is honored to be serving the Doster family. Condolences may be offered at goodfuneral.com.


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