Charles R. Tracy, 70
Posted on August 17, 2021
Charles R. Tracy
LAWRENCEVILLE — Charles R. Tracy, age 79, of Lawrenceville, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021 at his residence.
He was born on Nov. 12, 1941 in Lawrenceville, the son of Elmo G. and Gertrude (Pietrowski) Tracy.
Charles retired from Marathon Pipeline as a pumper. His memberships included the St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Elks, Moose; and he was a lifetime member of the NRA. His hobbies included hunting and fishing; and he was an avid John Wayne fan.
Preceding him in death were: his parents; and one sister, Dorothy Jones.
Survivors include: two children, Tony Tracy and wife, Kim and Chrissy Benson and husband, Tom, all of Lawrenceville; five grandchildren, Laura Abell and husband, Kenny; Rebecca Tracy; Jacob Benson; Zachary Benson and wife, Kourtney; and Brady Benson; and two great-grandchildren, Maverick Benson and Marley Benson.
There will be no formal services conducted.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society.
Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville is in charge of the arrangements.
Please visit www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com to view the tribute and to send condolences.
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