Randy Banovich was born in Tonopah Nevada the 2nd of 4 sons to David M. Banovich Sr. and Mildred C. (Martin) Banovich. He lived in Tonopah until 1965, working at a gas station and driving a truck for a propane company. He met his first wife Deana L. Wirtz, and they moved to Orangevale, CA, and had a daughter, RanDee L. Banovich. He worked in construction and helped on grandparent Wirtz’s farm.
The family moved and lived in Yerington, NV from 1966 -1969 where they had a son, Mathew L. Banovich. Randy worked as a police officer and a mechanic for a mining company. He also taught gun safety classes and belonged to the Jaycees.
Randy moved to Fallon, NV in 1970 and remarried February 9, 1972, to Sandra L. Busch. He worked as a mechanic and then a contract specialist at the naval base. He was surrounded and loved by many friends and family. He was known as a son, brother, uncle, husband, friend, sponsor, mentor, race car driver, a genius of a mechanic, a good listener, grandpa lollipop, and storyteller.
However, to me, he always was and always will be my Daddy and I love and miss him so very much. Until we meet again, I will hold you near and dear to my heart Dad,
Happy Father’s Day in Heaven, Love, RanDee Lyn
Uncle Randy I have been thinking about you and I miss you so much! Thank you so much for everything you did for me. Please give my dad a hug for me. I love you both and miss our talks!
Always in my heart ♥ your niece, Roni
Uncle Randy...God I miss you and my dad... I hope you two are up in heaven causing some Banovich type of fun. Give my dad the biggest hug God knows I didn't do it enough. I love you all and Grandpa and Grandma too.
One year later and you’re absence still leaves a big hole in my life and I’m sure others miss you too. I hope you’re at peace and racing to your heart’s content! ❤️🙏love and miss you. RLB
I DON'T THINK I EVER SAW RANDY THAT HE DIDN'T HAVE A SMILE ON HIS FACE. HE ALWAYS WAS HAPPY AND HAD SOME CHEERFUL WORDS. HE WAS A GREAT GUY AND WILL BE MISSED.
Sponsor and mentor. And my dear friend for 15 years i miss and love you my friend
Thank you RanDee for your amazing words ❤...I know he loved you so much and I loved him as a father as well. He was the best uncle I ever knew!!!