Rande Gavette, 63, of Big Indian died Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Albany Medical Center after a battle with cancer.
He was born March 1, 1951 in Margaretville, the son of Richard and Barbara (Bedell) Gavette.
Rande spent a majority of his life in the Catskills, with a brief stint in Florida. He was a truck driver for various local enterprises. Hot rods were his passion, and he had a beautiful 1953 Blue Chevy. He was a NASCAR fan, as well as an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed both hunting and fishing. He formerly had been a member of the Big Indian Fire Department.
Surviving are his sons, Dustin of Big Indian, and Ryan of Margaretville; a daughter, Amorelle of Portland, OR and four grandchildren.
He was predeceased a sister, Jan Long.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Rande will be held Wednesday evening, May 14, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
Friends and family will gather at 7 p.m. at the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home.
You may share a condolence on Rande’s memorial page at www.gormleyfuneralhome.com
Memorial arrangements under the guidance of the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home, 87 Main Street, Phoenicia