A man among men, Randy Kevin Doman, 72, passed away peacefully October 13, 2022, in Cottonwood, Idaho after a four-year brawl with Scleroderma.
Born May 16, 1950, Randy was the eighth child of Eldon and Martha (Babbitt) Doman. Raised on Cranney’s Farm and Ranch in Oakley, Idaho, with his 4 brothers and 4 sisters, he developed his love of hard work and horses. After graduating Burley High as a standout student and football player, Randy attended Brigham Young University. During this time, he met his first wife, Diann Barlow, and they moved to Orofino where they raised their three daughters. Years later, Randy met and married the love of his life, Laurie Ann Simmonds. They found their home on the Camas Prairie first in Grangeville and then settling on their ranch in Cottonwood.
Randy was a lifelong civil servant with a diverse background as a Sawtooth Hotshots foreman, wildland fire manager for Nez Perce-Clearwater Forests, Idaho County Commissioner, rancher, North Central Resource Advisory Committee member, and Idaho Park and Recreation Board member.
Randy enjoyed riding horses with his long-legged cowgirl, working on his ranch, a good game of Liverpool Rummy, telling bad jokes, fishing with friends, and spending hours on the phone in long conversations with family and friends. We will remember Randy for his big personality, hilarious mishaps, making everyone feel important, service to all, and being the best of us.
Randy is survived by his wife, Laurie Doman; three daughters and their families, Alisha (Eric) Thomas, Brooke (Michael) Doman, Danielle (Chris) Neeley; sisters Gay Doman, Doreen Hutchinson, and Cathy Libby; mother-in-law Beverly Christensen and many beloved nieces, nephews, and friends that are too numerous to list but not forgotten. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Leon, Dale, Donal, Douglas, and Craig and sister DeeAnn.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, Oct. 22nd at 11 am at the LDS Church in Grangeville, Idaho followed by a banquet to celebrate Randy’s life; all are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Scleroderma Foundation at https://scleroderma.org/.