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Tracy Woodby, age 55, of Burnsville, passed away September 14, 2018 at his home. A native of Yancey County he was a son of the late James Lloyd and Gladys Silvers Woodby. In addition to his father, Tracy was also preceded in death by his brothers: Lloyd and Lonnie Woodby and sister, Ruby McIntosh. Tracy attended Borings Chapel Baptist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved farming, fishing and hunting. Tracy will be remembered as a wonderful father and grandfather and will be dearly missed.
Left to cherish his memories are his son, Silas Lloyd Woodby of Burnsville; daughter, Sapphire Eve Woodby (Mark Fox) of Burnsville; mother, Gladys Silvers Woodby of Burnsville; sister, Grace Murphy (Morris) of South Toe; grandchildren: James Lloyd Woodby III and Mae Lear Fox; and special friend, Darlene Shehan of Burnsville. Nieces, nephews and many cousins and friends also survive.
The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Private interment will be at Woodby Family Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Yancey Hospice and Palliative Care,
856 Georges Fork Rd., Burnsville, NC 28714.