Tracy Emerson Haley, 83, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2020 after a brief illness. Tracy was born September 2, 1937 in Newberry, South Carolina to Reuben and Jessie Haley. Tracy was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather, believer in Jesus Christ, avid golfer and a great story teller. He retired after working in retail management for 35 years, and was a veteran of the United States Air Force and Army Reserves where he served from 1955 - 1962. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene for 30 years where he served as an usher, a board member, and was a member of the Circle of Friends Sunday School class. He had been a member of Country Club of Lexington for nearly 50 years.
Tracy is survived by his wife, Carolyn Haley; son, Michael Haley (Tanya); daughter, Alyssa Haley; grandson, Bailey Hoogenboom; brother, Steve Haley (Thelma); sisters, Sylvia Kirkland and Gwen Catoe; sister-in-law, Barbara Haley; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Sylvester Haley and Charles Haley.
A memorial service will be held at Columbia First Church of the Nazarene on Sunday, September 6, at 2:00 p.m. Social distancing practices will be followed and all guests are required to wear a mask.
An interment service will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in Fort Jackson.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that you please donate to the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene Benevolence Fund. 901 St. Andrews Road, Columbia, SC 29210 https://columbianaz.com/give
Barr-Price Funeral Home and Crematorium, Lexington Chapel is assisting the family.
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