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Randy "Bubba" Ates Jr., a man who, in his short but vibrant life, brought lots of laughter and joy to his family and friends.
Bubba was as unique as his nickname suggests, a kind, interesting, and spirited individual who alw... Read More
Randy "Bubba" Ates Jr., a man who, in his short but vibrant life, brought lots of laughter and joy to his family and friends.
Bubba was as unique as his nickname suggests, a kind, interesting, and spirited individual who always had a knack for making people laugh out loud. He was the kind of guy who could light up a room with his infectious laughter and engaging stories. His humor was contagious, his spirit was inspiring, and he had a big heart.
Randy was the beloved son of Jessica Alaniz and Randy Ates, Sr., and brother to Cortnie, Sabrina, Xavier, Niles, Arianna, Gianna, and Preston. His family ties were as strong as the Georgia Bulldogs (Go Dawgs), and he had a way of making every family gathering feel like a comedy central roast. With his quick wit and sharp humor, he could turn even the most mundane family dinner into a night of laughter and joy.
Bubba was a proud graduate of Del Valle High School and after high school served in the United States Army. Randy was an expert thrift shopper with a love specifically for Goodwill. He had a knack for finding the best deals and the quirkiest items.
He was also a die-hard, life-long Dallas Cowboy fan and loved yelling "How 'Bout Them Cowboys". He loved his team with the same energy he brought to every aspect of his life. He could often be found cheering on his team, wearing his lucky jersey, and making everyone around him laugh with his dream that the Cowboys were going to win the Super bowl this year.
Randy "Bubba" Ates Jr. was a one-of-a-kind individual, a kind, interesting, and spirited guy who brought laughter and joy to all who knew him. His humor, his spirit, and his heart will be deeply missed, but his legacy of laughter and love will live on in the hearts of all who knew him. So, here's to Bubba, a guy who lived life to the fullest and made us all laugh along the way.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 am to 10:00 am on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at the Harrell funeral home of Austin. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday in the Harrell Funeral Home Chapel.
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