Tracy L. McGill, 67, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away March 20, 2023, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, March 24, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Short-Cunningham Funeral Home Chapel. The family encourages casual dress and for people to share their memories of Tracy with them.
Tracy was born to the late Glenn C. and Marjory (Kennard) McGill on April 25, 1955. He graduated from Mount Carmel High School in 1973. He married Barbara Neikirk on September 16, 1983, in Mount Carmel, Illinois. To this union two children were born: Patrick (Selin) McGill of Houston, Texas, and Jonathan (Courtney) McGill of Olney, Illinois, who survive. Also surviving are his two sisters: Kay Althouse and twin sister Terry (Fred) Bender and his beloved grandchildren: Kinley Pflaum, Sophia McGill, Ryan McGill, and Ledger McGill on the way; and several nieces and nephews.
He was proceeded in death by his parents and brother Patrick McGill.
Tracy was raised in the Lutheran faith. He worked as a Service Tech for Pacific Press and Shear. Tracy was a member of the Mount Carmel Elks #715 and the Mount Carmel Eagles Aerie 3066. He never met a stranger and always had a kind word about everyone. Tracy enjoyed working on projects around the house. He was an avid Saint Louis Cardinals and Chicago Bears fan. Tracy loved spending time with his family and friends. His grandchildren opened a special place in his heart.
Memorials can be made to your charity of choice; envelopes will be available at his celebration of life or online at Tracy L. McGill Memorials (note the charity you choose in the notes section)
Condolences may be sent to www.short-cunninghamfh.com
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