Robert W. Tracey
SPRINGFIELD - Robert W. Tracey, 85, passed away Friday, August 3, 2012, at St. John's Hospice.
He was born in Parkton, MD on March 12, 1927, to Wilmer C. and Henrietta (Hiltz) Tracey. He married Judith A. Swan on May 22, 1970; she died December 5, 2011.
Mr. Tracey was a graduate of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute of Maryland and an alumnus of Johns Hopkins University School of Electrical Engineering. He served in the US Navy from 1945 to 1948. He was employed by Baltimore Gas and Electric and later with Sangamo Electric Company in Springfield and Ricwil Inc. in Brecksville, OH. He retired from TPCO, Inc. in New Jersey.
He is survived by 3 sons, Brian Tracey of Springfield, Robert Kevin Tracey of Washougal, WA and Wayne Tracey of San Diego, CA; 2 daughters, Nancy Gail (Chris, deceased) Croxton of Olathe, KS and Judy (Greg) Capranica of Kirksville, MO; sister, Norma Kraus of Abilene, TX; 8 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A private family service was held for Robert and Judith with burial in Camp Butler National Cemetery.
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