Tracy Lee Clemons Sr.
Chesapeake - Tracy "Troy" Clemons Sr., departed this life on March 4, 2013. Born March 19, 1962 in Chesapeake, Virginia, he was the son of the late Stephen and Edith Clemons. He was employed as a Public Finance Manager with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of the Treasury. He began playing the piano at age 12, and in 1981 he began playing for New Galilee Baptist Church, where he played until God called him home.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Brown-Clemons of Chesapeake; three children, Tracy "TJ" Clemons, Jr. (Jessyca) of St. Louis, MO, Henrico "RJ" Brown of Virginia Beach and Krystal Brown of Chesapeake; two granddaughetrs, Jordyn and Kyla; three sisters, Mary Gore of Norfolk, Jessica Smith of Chesapeake and Michelle Simpson (Thomas) of Toano, VA; one brother, Johnny Harvey of Chesapeake and a host of family and friends.
A home going celebration will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at New Galilee Baptist Church, 1013 Great Bridge Blvd, Chesapeake, where viewing will be held at 10 a.m. the day of the service. Interment will follow at Chesapeake Memorial Gardens. Pretlow and Sons Funeral Home, Chesapeake is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be offered to the family at www.pretlowandsons.com