1937 – 2016

FARMINGTON — Allan W. Tracy, 79, of Farmington, passed away peacefully on his birthday, Saturday, Oct. 15, at his home.

He was born on Oct. 15, 1937, in Mercer, a son of Walter P. and Isadora (Nickerson) Tracy. He attended schools in Mercer and graduated from New Sharon High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Mr. Tracy worked at B.D. Moore in Farmington as a propane technician for many years and after his retirement, was self-employed as a propane tech. He was a patient person who enjoyed puttering, gardening and working on his woodlot. He will be remembered for his wit and anecdotes, many of which he gathered after his reading of Reader’s Digest.

He also enjoyed reading stories about Maine. He was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church and served as Lay Leader until the time of his death.

He will be forever loved by his wife of 33 years, Judith “Judi” A. (Woodward) Tracy of Farmington, whom he married on July 19, 1983; his children, Lauralee T. Fletcher and her husband, Douglas, of New Vineyard, Larry and his wife, Angela, of Farmington, Brian and his wife, Deborah, of New Sharon, Rodney and his wife, Janet, of New Vineyard, Russell and his wife, Pamela, of Canton, and Rebecca and her companion, Jeffrey Campbell, of Mercer; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his sister, Sandra; a son, Robert “Buster”; and a grandson, Wayne A. Fletcher.

Condolences and tributes as well as a memorial video may be shared on his memorial wall at www.wilesrc.com.

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