|Birth: ||Jan. 5, 1951|
|Death: ||Jul. 24, 2009|
Robert Tracey Jr.
Jan. 5, 1951 - July 24, 2009
NILES - Robert Tracey Jr., 58, of Sheffield Avenue, Niles, Michigan, died at 12:07 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2009, in Lakeland Community Hospital, Niles, following a brief illness.
He was born on January 5, 1951, in Niles, to Robert J. and Doris W. (Sager) Tracey Sr., and had lived in this area all of his life. He graduated from Niles High School, and earned an associate degree from Southwestern Michigan College. Bob was serving as the Safety Director for Express 1, Inc., of Buchanan where he had been employed for more than 10 years. He had been previously employed at Whiteford Trucking and at Simplicity Pattern Company. He was a former member of the Cass County Sheriff's Department Auxiliary. He enjoyed Corvettes and motorcycles.
Bob was preceded in death by his father, Robert J. Tracey Sr.
Surviving family includes his son, Kyle Tracey of Niles; Bob's mother, Doris W. Tracey of Niles; a sister, Winnie Barr of Niles; and a brother, Hugh R. Tracey of Kalamazoo, Michigan; two nieces and four nephews.
The funeral service for Robert Tracey Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 27, 2009, in the Halbritter Funeral Home, Niles, with the Rev. John W. Schindler of Stevensville, Michigan, officiating. Committal will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles. The family will receive friends and relatives today from 6-8 p.m. in the Halbritter Funeral Home. Bob gave the gift of life through organ donation. Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to the Gift of Life, 2203 Platt Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48104.
Published in South Bend Tribune on 7/26/2009
Robert J. Tracey (1917 - 1991)
Doris W Sager Tracey (1919 - 2011)
Created by: Jackie & Ralph
Record added: Jul 26, 2009
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