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Harley Race public memorial service set for Sunday


A public memorial service for Harley Race will be held this weekend.

Race's World League Wrestling has announced that the service will take place in Troy, Missouri at 3 p.m. Central time on Sunday (August 11): "MANY people have been asking about memorial services for @8XNWAChampion. There will be a memorial service for the public to attend on Sunday, August 11th at 3:00 PM. It will take place at the Race Wrestling Arena in Troy, MO. Everyone is welcome to attend as we honor him that day"

Race passed away at 76 years old last Thursday. He was battling lung cancer and had to be hospitalized last month while traveling to an appearance at the Knoxville Fanboy Expo.

Trevor Murdoch noted that WWE paid for a med flight to transfer Race from Atlanta to St. Louis before he passed away.

WWE uploaded a tribute video for Race last Friday:

The NWA also posted a video paying tribute to Race: