Richard Lee Duarte, 76, of Galt, died Nov. 22. He was born Feb. 13, 1937, in Martinez.
Mr. Duarte was a rancher and truck driver. He enjoyed woodworking, growing vegetables and raising rabbits, as well as hunting, fishing and working on his ranch in Oregon. He was a 4-H leader.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara; sons, Eric and Greg; daughter, Cathy; sisters, Dee Yount and Joann Wenger; and seven grandchildren.
Mass will be be held at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Christopher’s Caltholic Church in Galt.
Ben Salas Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.