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Tracy Thompson

FROM THE HILL TO THE MOUNTAINS: A WEEKLY COLUMN BY U.S. SENATOR JOE MANCHIN (D-W.Va.)

May 21, 2013

Tracy Thompson, 78, of Danville, passed away May 7, 2013, at Boone Memorial Hospital, Madison.


He was born April 25, 1935, and was a son of the late Walter and Emily Dotson Thompson. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Sue; brother, Troy; and sister, Barbara Elkins.


He was a retired systems engineer for American Airlines and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He loved riding motorcycles.


He is survived by two sons, Russell Thompson and Jason Thompson; two sisters, Lillian (Malloy) Miller and Shirley Inman; three brothers, Raymond (Mildred) Thompson, Roger Thompson and Jerry Thompson; and grandsons, Robert Joseph “R-Jay” and Chase.


Services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with the Rev. Frank Chapman and the Rev. Ernest Ford officiating. Burial followed in Family Gardens, Madison.


Condolences may be sent to the family at www.handleyfh.com.