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Malcolm Mack Bracy

December 17, 1934 - November 2, 2017

AHOSKIE, NC – Malcolm Mack Bracy, age 82, passed away on November 2, 2017 at the Gates House in Gatesville, NC.

Mr. Bracy was born in Roxobel, Bertie County, NC, on December 17, 1934 a son of the late Charlie Matt and Lala Teaster Bracy.   Mack worked as a parts clerk for C. F. Industries and after retiring from there worked for W.H. Basnight.  He was also an accomplished painter.  He was a faithful member of Creech Memorial Baptist Church where he served on numerous committees and was recently designated Lifetime Deacon by the church.  Mr. Bracy was an avid gardener and enjoyed sharing his bounty with his neighbors and friends.  He enjoyed landscaping and working in his yard, riding his bike and spent countless hours swinging in his swing with his grandchildren.  Often lovingly referred to as The Cat Whisperer, Mack had a love and a way with cats.

Besides his parents, Mr. Bracy was preceded in death by all of his siblings, William, Harvey, Earl, and John Bracy and Laura Smith, Emily Szyjka, and Dorothy Buffaloe.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 57 years, Joyce Cullipher Bracy, two daughters, Pamela Anne Bracy Hughes and husband, Gary of Colerain, NC, and Monica Ruth Bracy of Ahoskie, NC; two grandsons, Graham Wynne (Nicole) Hughes and wife, Nicole of Edenton, NC, and Mason Lear Hughes of Colerain, NC; a great-granddaughter, Maycee Lynn Hughes; and great grandson, Malachi Graham Hughes.

The family will receive friends at the home.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 11:00 am, at Creech Memorial Baptist Church, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. David Duncan,  and Rev. Tommy Tripp officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made directly to Creech Memorial Baptist Church, 501 Lloyd Street, Ahoskie, NC, 27910; or you may donate online by clicking here; or to Bethany Baptist Church, 736 Bethany Church Road, Colerain, NC, 27924; or you may donate online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Bracy family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting


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The family will receive friends at the home.

Service Information

Date: Monday, November 6, 2017

Time: 11:00 am


Creech Memorial Baptist Church

501 Lloyd Street South
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Rev. David Duncan will be officiating the service.

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