Obituary: Charles William Tracy

Submitted by Cheney Witt Funeral Home

Charles William Tracy, age 68, a resident of Haysville, Kan., passed away Monday, December 11, 2017, at the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kan.

He was born June 29, 1949, in Fort Scott, Kan., the son of Herbert W. Tracy and Loleta May Workman Tracy. Charles had worked as a mechanic. He enjoyed racing and collecting model cars as well as going to auctions. He also enjoyed riding his trike.

Survivors include two daughters, Stacy Hess and husband, Woody, of Eldorado, Kan., and Tonjia Horsley, of Haysville and a brother, Alva Tracy and wife, Joyce, of Haysville. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, David Sims, Brandon Huffman, Jessica Horsley, Cody McFarlane, Jeremy McFarlane, Heather Tracy and Austin King; six great-grandchildren with one more on the way; seven nieces and nephews and many great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Raymond Ivan Tracy; two uncles, Charles and Bill Workman, a great-nephew, Michael Tyler Tracy a great-great-niece, Katalina May Smallwood and his grandparents.

Rev. Kevin Moyers will conduct funeral services at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 16, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Large Cemetery south of Fort Scott. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Ft. Scott, Kansas. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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