Doniphan resident Randy Lee Dack, 60, passed away Saturday, February 26, 2022, at CHI Health Nebraska Heart Institute, Lincoln, NE.
Memorial Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 4, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Pastor Larry Harvey officiating. Burial will be held at a later date. Visitation will be 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service go to Randy’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page.
Randy was born October 24, 1961, in Hastings, NE to Beverly (Hoggatt) Dack. He graduated from both Hastings High and the Oklahoma Horseshing School in 1980. Randy married Sarah Hessman on March 6, 1982, in Hastings, NE.
Randy worked for nearly 25 years as the Master blacksmith for Stuhr Museum. He had served as president of Prairie Blacksmiths Association and currently served as the president of the Nebraska Muzzleloading Rifle Association. He was a long-time member of the American Farrier’s Association and C Battery 3rd US Artillery, Fort Kearney.
Randy enjoyed reenacting various time periods of American history. He could always be found around the campfire sharing stories and laughing. He loved hunting and fishing with friends and especially his grandchildren and family.
Randy held many jobs throughout his life ranchhand, grain elevator repairmen, bartender, restaurant operator, historical interpret, and his true passion of blacksmithing.
Randy was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Sons & Spouses:
Adam & Ashley Dack
Jerod & Stephanie Dack
Brandon & Betsy Dack
Sister & Spouse:
Donna & Bryan Bieck