Randy Wayne Stabin

Date of Birth

November 4, 1949

Date of Death

January 10, 2023

City of Death

Santa Barbara, CA

Randy Wayne Stabin, 73, passed away January 10, 2023 in Santa Barbara, CA. He was born Nov 4 1949 in Yonkers, NY to Howard and Nell Stabin. Growing up in New York he attended Pocantico Hills, Sleepy Hollow High in Tarrytown, NY and CW Post on Long Island, NY. He was a longtime resident of Warwick, NY before moving to Santa Barbara in 2006 with his new wife.

Randy had an over 30 year career with Motorola Solutions when their teams were developing the first cellular phones as the evolution from their two-way radio systems. For much of his career he travelled extensively and served as liaison for police and fire department private radio systems before ending his career in management. A flat track dirt bike racer in his youth and an avid car guy, he enjoyed working on his ’67 GTO and spent many a weekend showing it off at car shows in Orange and Westchester Counties. An active father, he coached all 3 sons’ baseball teams and enjoyed himself playing baseball and golf.

He is survived by his wife Victorine Fleer Stabin, sister Linda Arnemann of Jacksonville, FL and brother Roger of Brewster, NY; sons Jonathan (Sarah) of Santa Barbara, CA , Patrick of Mooresville, NC and Michael of Charlottesville, VA. He particularly enjoyed his role as loving grandfather to Nicolas, Michael Jr, William, Erik, Ethan and Madeline.

The family have honored Randy privately.


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