news and events » obituaries

Obituaries Header


return to Obituaries

Richard Tracy ( Missoula 1953 )

posted: Mar 27, 2006

REDDING -- Services for Richard S. Tracy, 73, will be at 3 p.m. March 31 at the First United Methodist Church in Redding.

Dick died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Mercy Medical Center in Redding.

Born April 7, 1932, in Pollock, S.D., he moved to Shasta County in 1968 from Silver City, N.M.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a unit supervisor for the Redding Smokejumper Unit.

Survivors include wife Carol; sons James of Elk Grove and Douglas of Redding; daughters Colleen Murphy of Redding, Rebecca Muser of Paradise and Shannon Fagan of Wellington, New Zealand; brother David of Meridian, Idaho; sisters Penny Rathbun of Missoula, Mont., and Sidonia Amsbaugh of Albany, Ore.; and nine grandchildren.