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Tracy John Knowles

Tracy John Knowles

Tracy John Knowles, age 57, of Quincy died on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 in his home. Tracy was born on August 18, 1965 in Quincy the son of John E. and Marabeth "Bunny" (Krueger) Knowles.

Tracy was a 1983 graduate of Quincy High School. He studied Pre-Law and Political Science at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale graduating in 1990. Tracy received his Law Degree from Pepperdine University. He graduated and received degrees from Southeastern Illinois College in Vienna, IL, and Lake Land College. Tracy loved learning, doing research and was determined to find the answers to his questions.

He had worked as a para-legal for a variety of Quincy law firms. Tracy also researched new laws and detailed them for a local retired judge who then wrote updated law textbooks. He had also worked at Home Depot and the Quincy Public Library.

Tracy was a true outdoorsman who liked nothing better than spent time on the water boating, kayaking and at his river camp.

Tracy is survived by his brother: Tad (Debby) Knowles of Quincy.
Aunts, Mildred "Shorty" Lovelace and Norma (Warren) Cook, one uncle, Raymond (Mary) Knowles.
His nieces and nephews: John M. Knowles, Jill (Nathan) Boden of Ewing, MO, Jessica A. Knowles of Quincy, James "Jamie" Knowles of Quincy; great nieces, nephews and many cousins also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation rites will be accorded, and private memorial services are planned. Interment will be in Quincy Memorial Park. Memorials are suggested to Mississippi Valley Hunters and Fishermen Association. Service arrangements are in care of Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Messages may be shared online at www.dukerandhaugh.com

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From:
Marrie Zimmerman
Peoria, IL
Comments:
You Will always be in my heart cuz!
You fixed some awesome drinks! I’ll never forget your laugh just like aunt bunny’s. Love always Marrie until we meet again
From:
Gloria Fulk
Quincy, IL
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My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends may God be with you to get through the days ahead
From:
Bruce Hutton
Staunton, IL
Comments:
Tad, I am so sorry to hear of Tracy's passing. My condolences as you go through this difficult time. Bruce Hutton
From:
Shelly leckbee
Quincy, IL
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Hugs an prayers for the family, sorry for your loss R.I.P. Tracy
From:
Mikey Poweli
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KnowedTracy since we were little kids I and he was one he'll of brother to me now that brother is straight up Q City family R I P Tracy my jukebox playing brother now that brother can play the jukebox he might put in 1oo dollars in the jukebox at 4th Oak with rest of his family and just rock out Love You Brother
From:
Vickie Nokes
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Too many too young. My heart aches for the family
From:
Steve Winking
Springfield, IL
Comments:
Tad, so sorry to hear about your brother. My condolences to you and your family.