Tracy William Pardue, 55, of Salisbury, passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury.
He was born on July 30, 1961 to the late Carl and Mary Pardue in Lexington, NC. Tracy worked the Body Shop Manager for Cloninger Ford & Toyota in Salisbury. Tracy was a member of Carmel Baptist Church, he operated the sound system during services, maintained the church website, recorded puppet shows, served as an usher and passed out bulletin. He loved his church and church family. Tracy enjoyed woodworking, he helped maintained the North Carolina Woodworkers website, he worked on computers, he loved hot peppers.
In addition to his parents, Tracy is preceded in death by his grandparents, William Grant Waddell, Bessie Jane Poplin Waddell, Colonel Sherman Pardue and Edna Verdie Wilcox Pardue; and uncle, Howard Pardue.
Tracy is survived by his Wife of over 20 years, Katherine Snider Pardue, whom he married March 2, 1996; Four Sons, Matthew William Pardue of Salisbury, Wesley Bost of Spencer, Jason Bost and wife Desiree of Mooresville and Patrick Bost of Spencer; Two Grandsons, Jamiere Bost and Xavier Bost; Granddaughter, Zuri Bost; Sister, Lynn Bowers and husband Craig of Lexington; Two Brothers, Chris Pardue of Welcome and Robert Widener of Lexington; Nephew, Jason Lazore and wife Jennifer of Wake Forest; Mother-in-law, Mary Elizabeth Smith of Salisbury. Tracy is also survived by his beloved Maltipoo, Toto.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 25, 2016, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016, 2:00 pm at Carmel Baptist Church with Brian Smith, officiating. Mr. Pardue will lie in state from 1:30 till 2:00 pm on Friday prior to the service. Burial will follow at Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Tracy may be made to Carmel Baptist Church 2100 Mooresville Rd Salisbury NC 28147.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, and all of his church family and friends who visited and prayed for him and his family. Tracy was saved two years ago. He was a wonderful man before and even more wonderful after. We know where his eternal home is and we know that he is no longer suffering.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Pardue family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.