ROBERT N. TRACY II, age 60, of Fort Wayne died on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Veterans Administration Northern Indiana Health Care System in Fort Wayne after a short but courageous battle against cancer.
Robert was born in Fort Dix, New Jersey on November 17, 1951 to Robert Tracy and Ellen (Harvey) Tracy. They preceded him in death.
He served honorably his country in the United States Army during the Vietmam War.
Robert graduated from Purdue University in 1979 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology, and worked for over 30 years as a Mechanical Designer. He was employed at several companies across the country including Harvester, Dana, American Axle, JLG Industries, and most recently at Navistar.
He enjoyed camping, playing guitar, being on the golf course and gardening.
his partner; Jane Rich of Fort Wayne.
his daughter; Pamela Tracy of Fort Wayne.
one sister; Debbie and Tom Tyler of Fort Wayne.
seven brothers; Rich Tracy of Fort Wayne.
Tom and Patty Myhre of Fort Wayne.
Randy and Sue Tracy of Fort Wayne.
Andy Tracy of Fort Wayne.
Gordon Tracy of Fort Wayne.
Barry and Lynda Tracy of Fort Wayne.
Kean Tracy of Fort Wayne.
his mother-in-law; Myrtle Young of Fort Wayne.
his sister-in-law; Marilyn and Wayne Wiles of Fort Wayne.
several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife; Elaine Tracy in 1983, his parents and his father-in-law; Max Young.
A Gathering of Friends and Family to Celebrate Robert's Life will be held at Don Hall's Gas House, 305 East Superior Street in Fort Wayne on Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.
Preferred memorials may be made to the Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry, PO Box 10126, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46750
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