Date of death: 1/12/2011

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1955

Jim died at his home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of Citrus County. He was born Aug. 15, 1929, in Muncie, IN, the son of James and Katherine Tracy. James served in the U.S. Army. He received his Master’s degree in French and taught at Memorial High School in Elkhart, IN. James moved to Arbor Lakes in 2004 from Elkhart, IN.James was preceded in death by his grandson, Philip Tracy and sister Mary Margaret Bibler of LaFayette, IN. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Christa Tracy; daughters, Judy Tracy of DeLand, FL and Suzan Wamsley of Neenah, WI; sons, Michael Tracy of Sacramento, CA, and Stephen Tracy of Elk Grove, CA; sister, Mary Margaret Bibler of Lafayette, IN; and five grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Hospice of Citrus County, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation or American Diabetes Association.Published in Citrus County Chronicle from January 15 to January 20, 2011