1967 – 2012
Putnam – Duane B. Race, 45, of Battey St., died Monday, November 12, 2012 in Worcester after injuries sustained in an accident caused by a drunk driver. He was the loving husband of Danielle (Wagher) Race and beloved son-in-law to Al and Diane Wagher of N. Grosvenordale. Born in Worcester, MA, he was the son of Duane P. Race of Florida, and the late Marguerite (Ring) Race.
Mr. Race was a 1985 graduate of David Hale Fanning Trade School and was a United States Navy Veteran. At the time of his death, he worked as a delivery driver for Hostess Brands. He enjoyed horses and reading.
In addition to his wife and parents, Duane is survived by his sons, Trevor and Dakota Race of Putnam; his daughter, Samantha Fisher and her husband Zack of RI; his sisters, Di-Ann Ethier and her husband Paul of Cherry Valley, MA, Kandi Cook and her husband Steve of Spencer, MA., and Michelle Scott and her husband Devin of Chandler, AZ; his granddaughter, Arabella Fisher and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Duane’s family from 3:00pm to 5:30pm on Saturday November 17, 2012 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam with a Funeral Service held at 5:30pm in the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Duane’s family. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.