Randel G. Ellison II , 52, of Fostoria, passed away 2:58 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, in Toledo.
He was born October 29, 1970 in Monroe, MI to Randel G. Ellison I and Cathleen Vivian (Stroebel) Ellison.
Surviving are siblings, Chris Ellison, of Newport, MI, Nick (Angie) Ellison, of Monroe, MI, Clint (Amy) Ellison, of Risingsun, Ohio, Joseph (Crisanta) Ellison, of Fostoria, Ohio, Dakota “Cody” (Philip Sachs) Ellison, of Bowling Green, Ohio, Montana “Tanner” ( Dalton Stillberger) Ellison, of Fostoria, Ohio, J.D., of Toledo and Brett (Lisa) Parsons, of Monroe, MI; Nieces and nephews, Christopher II (Ashley) , Lisa (Antonello Sr.), Heather (Zachary), Samantha (Timothy), Shane, Seth, Holly(Kalvin), Cory, Kimberley, Taylor, Clinton II, Cecelia, Cassidy, Cathlene, Charissa, Luke, Logan, Brittany, and Hallie; and grandparents, Vivian (Bill) Carpenter, of La Salle, MI.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Joshua Burchett, and a niece Miranda; as well as his loving cat and best friend, Patches.
Randel was a graduate of Jefferson High School in Monroe, MI. He worked for Nox US in Fostoria and was a longtime UAW member. He was also a member of the American Legion in Bowling Green.
Dubbed the “Cat Daddy,” he loved his cats, only to be followed by his nieces and nephews who were his whole world. In his leisure, Randel had an interest in history, especially with regard to the Civil War. He enjoyed playing poker, drinking coffee and unsweetened tea, as well as Corona and lime. He enjoyed watching Star Wars and Marvel movies, WWE Wrestling, (Alexa Bliss was his favorite), NASCAR. He was a lifelong Michigan Wolverines, Detroit Tigers, Lions and Red Wings fan.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, November 24, 2022, and 5-7 p.m. on Friday, November 25, 2022 at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countlyline St., Fostoria, Ohio 44830.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2022 in the funeral home, Pastor Jerry Copeland, presiding. There will also be an hour of visitation prior to services on Saturday.
Burial will follow in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hancock County Humane Society.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.