Quesenberry, Tracy Horton
Tracy Horton Quesenberry, age 79 of Dublin, died Monday, April 27, 2020 at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center. He was born on October 7, 1940 in Allisonia, and was the son of the late Posey Waitman and Mary Louise Bell Quesenberry.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters; Louise Q. Miller and Margaret Q. Burress: on brother; Trubie E. (Sonny) Quesenberry: one niece; Jacqueline (Jackie) Burress and one nephew; Tracy E. Miller.
He was a life-long resident of Pulaski County, and attended Allisonia and Hiwassee Elementary Schools, and was a graduate of Dublin High School. Tracy retired from United Parcel Service in January 1982 due to an accident. He had to use a wheelchair for mobility, but he never gave up. He bought a 35 foot motor home and a car to tow behind it and drove another 55 thousand miles including two trips to Yellowstone National Park, and made several trips to Kansas City and many trips to Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina, and Tennessee.
He was one of the first five drivers hired in Dublin area to open the Virginia District for United Parcel Service on June 29, 1964. He was a former member of the Virginia Army National Guard in Pulaski and U.S.A.R. 424th Transportation Company in Galax, and a former member of the American Legion.
He is survived by five nieces: Ruth M. Mccarter, Seiverville, TN, Pat M. Ogle of Maynardville, TN, Connie M. Elliott of Powell, TN, Darlene Miller of Knoxville, TN, Ruth Q. Bennett of Belton, MO: five nephews; Thomas D. Miller, Sam R. Miller, Willie E. Miller, and Charles A. Miller, all of Knoxville, TN, and Roger D. Burress of Concord, NC. Extended family includes truest and dearest friends, Jack and the Late Violet Akers, Michael (Whimpy) and Charlene Akers of Dublin, special life-long family friend, Virgie Harrell of Pulaski, close friends; Jackie L. and Janice Dickerson of Pulaski.
A private graveside service will be held at Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.