I had Mr Tracy for 9th grade English and I also had the pleasure of being his teachers aid a few years. Jack Tracy left wonderful memories for those he knew. I have such great memories of him and that New York accent! I worked with Jack at Prattville High School. Jack never let it beat him down; maintaining that brave face and outward, "it will be alright" attitude. as we charged down the field during a match. Along the way, he also received a Masters in I will always remember my brother Jack with a smile and laughter. We played for a few years together with Birmingham United before Jack moved to Montgomery. A visitation will be held on Monday, June 29th from 10-11:30 am at Mundwiler Funeral Home in Milbank, SD, with a prayer service celebrating his life at 11:30 am. Along the way, he also received a Masters in That passion earned him a scholarship for soccer ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Jack was special; kind, honest and possessed with pure goodness that I loved and appreciated. made to Dream Court Montgomery https://www.facebook.com/DreamCourt/. He was my 9th grade English teacher, he really knew how to encourage you and make you laugh. The family will look to Prayers for the family. Following Upon hearing of his passing, one of his former soccer players he coached said, "Coach Tracy always showed us he loved us. preceded in death by his father, Edward Tracy, and his mother, Clare Tracy. Funeral arrangement under the care ofThe Island Funeral Home & Crematory. Here is John C. Tracy’s obituary. https://www.dignitymemorial.com/en-ca/obituaries/montgomery-al/john-tracy-9658234. Jack Tracy left wonderful memories for those he knew. He was highly respected by them and was a frequent household name. He could get thru other kids legs fast and sneakily. Mr Tracy was one of my favorite educators during my high schools days at Prattville High School (c/o 2000). He is having the biggest party ever in heaven. Jack was a dear friend for over 30 years. Content approved and certified by a member of the Echovita supervisory team. He will be missed and my condolences to the family. Obituary. Due to the pandemic no funeral or memorial plans are scheduled yet. I owe my high school years to him. The obituary was featured in Daytona Beach News-Journal on October 2, 2015. at Saint Bernard college in Cullman, Al where he received a BA in Health and PE. We met at a football (soccer) team practice @ Indian Springs, Birmingham, Alabama, for a new team that was forming. in Montgomery and he helped to start the girls soccer team for Prattville High School. Edward Tracy and his sisters, Clare Koerner, Marian Willauer, Bernadette Mowad, Anne Jack is survived by his wife Carol, his two children, John Tracy and Erin Pearson, his brother He is East Islip, NY and had a passion for athletics. There are no additional photos for John C. Tracy at this time. We became fast friends through our joint love of soccer (and having a good time). We played soccer together, horseshoes, watched football and had many spirited conversations in his bar. He was a teacher, coach and made to Dream Court Montgomery https://www.facebook.com/DreamCourt/. We played for a few years together with Birmingham United before Jack moved to Montgomery. Rest easy. They raised two On my many visits to Montgomery, to visit with Jack and Carol, I was introduced to a group of new friends - Jack accumulated them wherever he went. When he was young he was known as "peanut" because of his tiny stature. All my prayers for his family. With over 2,000 locations, Dignity Memorial providers proudly serve over 375,000 families a year. His care & concern for the students was evident every day & he was admired & respected for his wit & attitude. This site is provided as a service of SCI Shared Resources, LLC. He will be so missed. Till we meet again. He always loved soccer. He never met a stranger and genuinely cared about those he knew. Echovita Inc® is a registered trademark. Mr Tracy alway had our backs and pushed us to be better students. I have such great memories of him and that New York accent! In celebration of Jack Tracy’s life, donations may be He was one of the finest gentleman & teachers I have known. John Tracy passed away in Daytona Beach, Florida. I loved my chats with Jack. Funeral Home Services for John are being provided by Farrell-Ryan Funeral Homes. He was also brave; managing the failings of the body with his own style and on his own terms - a stubborn Irishman if ever there was one! Jack is survived by his wife Carol, his two children, John Tracy and Erin Pearson, his brother He will be so missed. https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/montgomery-al/john-tracy-9658234, © 2020 SCI SHARED RESOURCES, LLC. One particular occasion when my daughter was driving the family truck and it had been raining very heavily, he assisted her in finding the help she needed to guide the truck out of a flooded ditch. Please accept Echovita’s sincere condolences. He’d talk about his wife, kids, and sweet grandchildren. His legacy will live on forever with the students that he impacted over the years. Carol, I’m so sorry to hear of the death of your husband and father of your children. preceded in death by his father, Edward Tracy, and his mother, Clare Tracy. After college, I worked for a local news station and we’d have lunch at Chappys on Perry Hill. Prayers for the family. Upon hearing of his passing, one of his former soccer players he coached said, "Coach Tracy always showed us he loved us. Jack was born in Bayshore, NY on June 27,1954 to Clare and Edward Tracy. and Rugby. White Chapel-Greenwood Funeral Home & Greenwood Serenity Memorial Gardens. In celebration of Jack Tracy’s life, donations may be Here is John C. Tracy’s obituary. © 2020 SCI SHARED RESOURCES, LLC. Rest easy. We became fast friends through our joint love of soccer (and having a good time). He continued to be friends with my son and called periodically to converse. East Islip, NY and had a passion for athletics. I am so blessed to have been one of those people. Write your message of sympathy today. We are sad to announce that on April 5, 2020, at the age of 81, John C. Tracy (Hilton Head Island, South Carolina), born in Columbus, Ohio passed away. He continued to be friends with my son and called periodically to converse. receive updates when new memories are posted. Unfortunately, there are no events for John C. Tracy at this time. He impacted so many of us in ways. They raised two With over 2,000 locations, Dignity Memorial providers proudly serve over 400,000 families a year. Receive obituaries from the city or cities of your choice. Willauer, and Dorothy Kochner and two grandchildren, Thomas Tracy and Ellis Pearson. Willauer, and Dorothy Kochner and two grandchildren, Thomas Tracy and Ellis Pearson. Leave your condolences to the family on this memorial page or send flowers to show you care. and Rugby. He never met a stranger and genuinely cared about those he knew. This site is provided as a service of SCI Shared Resources, LLC. Class of 98 PHS. Tracy, CA (95376) Today. Thank you, in Heaven, Coach Tracy!!! I loved seeing him in the hallway, I loved his smile and his kindness, I have such fond memories of Jack. Till we meet again. Coach Tracy was soccer coach for 3 of my children. He was one of the finest gentleman & teachers I have known. Mr. Tracy was one of the best teachers at PHS. Family and friends are welcome to leave their condolences on this memorial page and share them with the family. Some great memories all the way from freshman year to being his aid my senior year. He grew up in He learned at a very early age from our neighbor, Jack McAuley, who was originally from Scotland. never met a stranger, had a great sense of humor and was a friend to many. I loved seeing him in the hallway, I loved his smile and his kindness, I have such fond memories of Jack. He pushed me like no other and I am very Greatful for that. I also had the pleasure of working with Mr. Tracy at PHS where he was so gracious to write me a recommendation to go with my resume. John J. Tracy, 72, of Willmar, died Sunday, June 21st at his home. He grew up in He always had an easygoing manner and a smile. Whenever I had a stressful day at PHS , just a few words with him brought calmness to my spirit. Education in English and later received an Administrative degree. (81 years old). Find the obituary of John Tracy (1972 - 2014) from Springfield, MO. Copyright © 2020 Echovita Inc. All rights reserved.