Paul A. Tracy (1935 – 2016)

paul-a-tracyPaul A. Tracy, age 81, of Delta, passed away Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee. He was born on August 19, 1935 to the late James Tracy and (Thelma) Andrews. Paul attended Delta High School. On August 24, 1958 he was united in marriage to Charlene Rochester, and she survives.

Paul worked at Dick’s Sohio in Delta for over 30 years and later for Kleck Electric before retiring. One of his fondest hobbies was collecting baseball cards and growing his collection and knowledge of the sport.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Lowell Tracy; sisters, Marilyn Tracy, Donna Tracy and two infant sisters.

Along with his wife of 58 years, Charlene, Paul is survived by his daughters, Vicky (Troy) Hall of Cleveland and Peggy Heber of Swanton; brother, Mike (Sandra) Tracy of Delta; grandchildren, Corey, Clint and Craig; four great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 5:00-8:00 PM on Monday, November 28, 2015 at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy. 109 in Delta; where a funeral service celebrating his life will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at the funeral home. Pastor Teresa Wenrick will be officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Delta.

Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider contributions to the American Cancer Society, P.O Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 in his memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at

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