Randy Budd


Age: 55

husband of Sharon Budd, an Ohio schoolteacher who had suffered catastrophic head injuries and was critically injured when a 5-pound rock was dropped from a highway overpass and crashed through the windshield of her family's moving car on Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania in July 2014, who became an advocate for requiring fencing on overpasses after the Budd family helped to push through new rules in Ohio requiring any new or rebuilt bridges over most busy highways to be topped with chain-linked fencing to deter vandals, in which four young men were convicted and sentenced to prison in a case that attracted national attention.

Cause of Death: Self-inflicted gunshot wound

Born: September 13, 1960

Died: August 6, 2016

Uniontown, Ohio