Randal J. Cupp, Co-Owner Of Blue Lakes Charters & Tours, Passes Away
Longtime bus industry veteran Randal J. Cupp died suddenly on May 2, 2023, at his home in Saginaw, MI. He was 67. Cupp was co-owner of Blue Lakes Charters & Tours, of Clio, MI. The family-owned, third-generation company provides transportation from points of origin throughout Michigan and northern Ohio across North America. Among the industry organizations that Cupp was involved with are the Midwest Bus & Motorcoach Association (MBMCA) and the International Motorcoach Group (IMG).
Cupp was born on August 16, 1955, in Saginaw, the son of the late Stanley and Audrey (McInnis) Cupp. He married Lori A. Luplow on July 16, 1983. She survives. Also surviving are one daughter and two sons, Alison and Ryan Ensminger, Lake Orion, MI; Nate and Sara Cupp, Birch Run, MI; Jason and Kelly Cupp, Saginaw; a daughter at heart, Taylor McCollom, Grand Rapids, MI; eight grandchildren, Chase Cupp, Kylie Call, Seth Cupp, Colin Ensminger, Jeffery Cupp, Blake Cupp, Kaitlyn Ensminger, and Lola Bialorucki; one brother, David and Debi Cupp, Saginaw; two sisters, Julie and Rick Reisig, Rockford, MI; and Kari and Curt Chadwick, Saginaw; and many nieces and nephews. Randy Cupp was preceded in death by a brother, Jeffery Cupp.
He was a member of the Catholic Faith, and enjoyed riding motorcycles, cooking, golfing and especially spending time with his children and grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life took place on May 6 at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Rd., Saginaw, MI 48603. Memorials can be made to Swan Valley Pay It Forward. Memories and condolences with the family can be sent to snowfuneralhome.net.