- September 23, 1926 - May 12, 2011
- Spartanburg, South Carolina
of Roy's Passing
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“Teresa, I just wanted to let you know again how very sorry I am. I'll be sending lots of prayers your way.
1 of 5 | Posted by: Kelly Franks Weaver - FL
“Daddy, we have had our differences, but I hope you carried the good stuff with you. Remember the time when you and Dave and I were fishing at Lake...Read More »
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“I am so sorry for your loss. Roy was a big influence in my life and I'm sure many others. I am so grateful God gave him to share with me. I love...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Debbie Pye - Spartanburg, SC
May you find comfort as you share your stories and memories of how he lived his life and how very much he meant.
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4 of 5 | Posted by: Mike & Sheila Seymore - Plano, TX
“My guess is that he and Charles are sitting in heaven comparing fish stories. May you feel God's strength and comfort around you as you bid your Dad...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Laurel Blackburtn - Rockwall, TX
Roy Layne Tracy, 84, of Spartanburg, died Thursday, May 12, 2011 at his home. Born September 23, 1926, in Cheyenne, OK, he was the son of the late Daniel Waterson Tracy and Mamie Snowden Tracy Beringer. He was first married to the late Anita Brewton Tracy.
Roy was retired as a right-of-way agent for Duke Power Company, a veteran of the U. S. Army, and a member of Boiling Springs Church of Christ where he was a former elder at both Central Church of Christ and Boiling Springs Church of Christ. Roy was an avid fisherman, hunter, gardener, beekeeper and a lover of the outdoors.
Survivors include his wife Carolyn Welchel Tracy; a son, Howard Wayne Tracy and wife Vicki of Lubbock, TX; two daughters, Barbara Tracy Wheeler and husband Terry of Charlotte, NC, and Teresa Tracy Burton and husband Richard of Manchester, TN; a stepson, Dewey Edward Welchel of Spartanburg; and a daughter-in-law Karen Tracy of Rapid City, SD; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, David Hoyt Tracy.
Visitation will be 2:00-3:45 PM Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 4:00 PM in the Chapel, conducted by Mr. Charles Clark, Mr. David Pharr, and Mr. James Meadows. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boiling Springs Church of Christ Building Fund, 870 Double Bridge Road, Spartanburg, SC 29316.
The family is at the home.
Floyd’s Greenlawn Chapel