Death-Tracy, William Eugene LSJ 27 Aug 1962 Mon pg12

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Death-Tracy,  William Eugene LSJ 27 Aug 1962 Mon pg12 - Clare- on Day. Injuries Fatal To Former Actor...
Clare- on Day. Injuries Fatal To Former Actor At Eaton Rapids (Special to The State Journal) EATON RAPIDS, Aug. 27 William William E. Tracy, 80, of 545 Canal st., died Sunday at an Eaton Rapids Rapids hospital of injuries he suffered in a fall from the roof of his home Aug. 8. Mr. Tracy was repairing the roof of his home and fell when he started to climb down the ladder. He was in show business for 55 years, starting out working for the nation's top circuses and then in a vaudeville act with his widow, Mary. Their act was called Gene and Marie. He was a clown, a black face comedian and did character impersonations. His wife was a contortionist and did vaudeville skits. They specialized in a dog, monkey monkey and clown act in later years. They started their act in 1910 and retired in 1956. Mr. Tracy was a member of the First Methodist church. Surviving besides the widow is a brother, Harry, Eaton Rapids. Services will be at 2 p. m. Tues day at the Pettit funeral home. Burial will be in South Eaton cemetery. a

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  1. Lansing State Journal,
  2. 27 Aug 1962, Mon,
  3. Page 12

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