Randall Justin "R.J." Kratz, age 66, of Broaddus, passed from this life late Monday evening, December 2, 2019, in Lufkin. He was born March 23, 1953, in Houston, Texas to the late Dorcas (House) Kratz and Robert Jewell Kratz. He was employed as a carpenter and mechanic and was of the Church of God faith.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, December 5, 2019, in the Church of God, located off Highway 75 South in Buffalo, Texas. Burial will follow in the Lumas Cemetery in Buffalo. Visitation will be from the hours of 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, 2019, in the Wyman Roberts Memorial Chapel, 316 West Columbia Street, in San Augustine.
Those left to cherish his memory include, his beloved wife, Rena Kratz of Broaddus; son, Randall Jewell Logan of League City; daughters, Shelley Logan and James DeCaro of Baytown; Stephanie Harding and Jason of Houston, and April Kratz of Houston; grand-daughter, Ashlin Anderson; grandsons, Brandon, Zachary, Connor and Seth of Houston; Sisters-in-law, Pamela Logan of Nacogdoches and Teresa Loving of Lufkin; Brothers-in-law, Terry Loving of Baytown, Timmy Loving of Magnolia, and Mark Matchett of Lufkin also including sisters, Geneva Christensen and Aksel of Buffalo; Rosa Privette of Buffalo; Winnie Nell Jackson and Jay of Woodville; Arva King and David of Jewett; Dale Mericle and Bill of Kennard; Beverly Fergusson and Fred of Humble, and Sherry Owens and Leroy of Shepherd.
Serving as pallbearers will include Mark Matchett, Joe Moore, Tim Moore, Greg Walton, Dean Privette, and Brian Gilbert. Honorary pallbearers will include Dewayne Billingsley, Brandon Fergusson, Terry Loving, James DeCaro, and Jason Ferguson.
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