Obituary of Richard Allen Race Sr.

Rick Race

Richard Allen Race Sr., 66 of Great Barrington died Wednesday April 13, 2022 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Rick was a kind and soft-spoken man who loved his family, taking care of his yard, tending the garden and car racing.

Rick was born at Fairview Hospital in Great Barrington to Leonard Allen Race and Evelyn Winters Race. He married the love of his life, Lucinda (Cindy Kahlstrom) in June 2012 and they filled their lives with fun and love over the last twelve years of his life.

After a brief illness Rick passed at home cared for by his loving wife Cindy with the support of his family.

Rick is predeceased by his father. He is survived by his wife, Cindy, his mother Evelyn Race, his son Ricky (Holly) and three grandchildren, his son Andrew, step-daughters Megan Carlotta (Josh) and Emily Carlotta (James), his sister Donna Delmolino (James), their children, Jimmy, Paula Pressley, and Peter (Stephanie) and two grandnieces and one grandnephew.

The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks to Hospice Care of the Berkshires for their support and kindness throughout Rick’s journey.

Funeral services for Richard Allen Race Sr. will be held on Monday April 25 at 11:00 AM at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME 33 South St. Great Barrington MA 01230 with Reverend Jill Graham officiating. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Monday April 25 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice Care of the Berkshires or the Berkshire Humane Society in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through

7 Responses to Obituary of Richard Allen Race Sr.

  1. Cindy so sorry for your loss
    Meghan Ziegler

  2. the Race Family we are so sorry for your loss may you find comfort in the Lord ! Gary and Barb OBrien

  3. I’m so very sad to hear of Rick’s passing. He was always so kind and a great work friend.. My heart breaks for you, Cindy and all of the family. Praying for your strength and that the comfort of loving family and friends will help to ease the pain.

  4. Cindy, and family… I am so sorry for your loss, May you all find a warm, loving thing, perhaps a beautiful memory, to hold daily… to hold you you all through this time and beyond.

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