Obituary for Edwin "Joe" Racine
Services for Edwin “Joe” Racine will be at 1PM, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria, LA with Rev. Bob Galloway officiating. Visitation will be from 5PM until 8:30PM, Tuesday, April 25th and from 10AM until time of service at 1PM, Wednesday, April 26th at the funeral home. Interment will be at Shady Grove Cemetery, Summerville, LA under the direction of Magnolia Funeral Home, Alexandria.
Edwin “Joe” Racine, 70, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Colfax Reunion Nursing Home. He loved his family and never met a stranger. Joe was a hard worker all his life, not matter if it was in the woods, offshore or selling “antiques”. He will be missed by many who knew his uniqueness in this world.
He was preceded in death by wife, Nona B. Racine; parents, Lawrence & Lena B. Racine; siblings, Gene Racine, Audie Hale and Vera Antee; and grandson, James Smith.
Those left to cherish his memory include his children, Shane Racine; Dannielle Racine Woodard and Mike Couvillion, JoCassia Racine and Jedidiah and Frances McCormick Racine; siblings, Yvonne Ammons, Opal Jones, Thalmes and Julia Racine, Nita and Butch Thortson; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Lavespere, Robert G. Woodard, Terry McManus and Nathan Thompson.