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Tracy Edward Floyd

Tracy was born on September 18, 1932 in Talmadge, KS. He passed away in his sleep on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, after a five month battle with lung cancer. He was able to stay in his own home with the help of his family and hospice at his side.

Tracy joined the Marines in 1950, serving four years. He was a member of the VFW, Marine Corps, and Moose Lodge. He was always willing to volunteer. Tracy learned to play the trumpet at a young age and played in a couple bands. He met and married his wife on July 2, 1954; they had three children, all of which live in Roseburg. Tracy is survived by his wife, Carol; son, Terry Floyd; daughters: Brenda Bryant, Toni Rose and her husband, Gary Wagner; granddaughters: Michelle and Amber Floyd; sister-in-law, Bobbie and husband, Gary; sister, Greta; brother, Jack; brother-in-law, Ed; special cousin, Genivie and husband Jim; and many others. Tracy owned and operated Floyd Construction Company for 25 years. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. We have many memories of hunting, fishing trips and vacations he loved being around his family. He will be deeply missed.

There will be full Veteran Memorial Service on Friday, May 9, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the new VA Cemetery by the hospital. Refreshments will follow imminently at the VFW on Walnut St. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Marine Corp League or the VFW.

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The News-Review Updated May 8, 2014 10:15AM Published May 15, 2014 10:42AM Copyright 2014 The News-Review. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.