Chester Glen Tracy of Maysville was born on June 11, 1944 in Sayre, Oklahoma to Elbert Collier Tracy and Alice Virginia (Kiser) Tracy. He passed from this life on Friday, November 12, 2021 in his home at the age of 77 years.
Chester spent his early years in Cheyenne, OK from where he graduated from High School in 1962 before attending Oklahoma State University where he graduated in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science.
On October 4, 1969, Chester and Patricia Munchrath were married in Windthorst, TX.
Chester spent his life farming and enjoyed the life it afforded he and his family. He also enjoyed and was an avid fan of Oklahoma State Football and Basketball. In his spare time, he liked to play bridge with family and friends. Chester was a self-taught man of computer skills and with these skills he enjoyed playing the stock market. For many years he had studied Spanish although he rarely had the opportunity to use it.
Chester’s church and faith were especially important to him. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Lindsay, OK where he served on the Parish Council as President and Treasurer. Chester was always a welcome site in the community where he had many, many friends and he will be sorely missed.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Patricia; children Danny Tracy of Champaign, Illinois, Chris Tracy of Owasso, Leigh Ann Fields and husband Lindel Fields of Tulsa; and two grandchildren, Collier James Tracy and Eva Ann Fields.
He is also survived by his brothers Dale Tracy and wife Judy of Cheyenne, and Ken Tracy and wife Peggy of Tulsa, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Wake/Rosary will be held at 6:30 pm, Monday, November 15, 2021, at Winans Funeral Home Chapel, Maysville, OK. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at St. Peters Catholic Church, Lindsay, OK with Father Michael Wheelahan officiating. Services are under the direction of John W. Williams of Winans Funeral Home, Maysville, Oklahoma. Words of comfort may be sent to www. winansfuneralhome.com Internment will be held at a later date in Cheyenne, OK.
Memorial donations may be made “In Memory of Chester Tracy” to: St. Peters Catholic Church, PO Box 172, Lindsay, OK 73052 or Maysville Education Association, PO Box 850, Maysville, OK 73057.