A memorial service celebrating the life of Richard L. Tracy, age 74, of Thornville, will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 15, 2017, at Grace Lutheran Church, 65 E. Columbus Street, Thornville. Richard was born in San Bernardino, California, on July 6, 1943, to the late Jess O. and Maxine (Montgomery) Fryer. He passed away at his residence on December 7, 2017. Prior to retirement, Richard worked at Millersport Bait and Tackle for many years. He was a member of Grace Lutheran church.