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07/19/2023

Randy Dean Test was born September 12, 1959, in Iowa City, Iowa the son of Floyd Elmer and Barbara Jean (Beaver) Test.

He was raised in Knoxville and as a young man, he began a career in construction. Randy worked in commercial construction all of his life, retiring from Manatts in 2022. In his spare time, Randy enjoyed hunting, fishing, and sprint car races. He was a very social person, and he made friends wherever he went.

Randy’s greatest joy was his family and he cherished spending time with them, especially his grandkids.

Randy passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at Accura of Knoxville at the age of 63 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Barbara.
Randy Test
Those left to cherish Randy’s memory include his wife, Vicky; daughter, Michele Laxson, and her children: Blade, Coltin, Ashtin, and Dawson; son, Lee (Kristi) Francis and his children: Randy (Sarah), Taelor, and Jenna; 3 great-grandchildren: Audra, Archie, and Emersyn; siblings: Rickie (Sue) Test and Rosalie (Roy) Roland and many nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.