Tracey E. Hotaling, 73, of Oswego, died Sunday, July 22, 2012 at University Hospital, Syracuse after a long illness.
He was the son of the late Tracey and Bernis (Winks) Hotaling. Mr. Hotaling was a resident of Fulton for over 47 years and just recently moved to Oswego.
Mr. Hotaling was past employed with Londy Argo, Syracuse as a house mover. He enjoyed making people smile and he loved to fish.
He was pre-deceased by his wife, Virginia Hotaling, who died in 2011.
He is survived by two children, Teresa (Rick) Maine of Hannibal and Trace (Carol) Hotaling of Volney; four step-children, David Phillips of Phoenix, Liz Terrimiggi of Fulton, Billy Phillips of Phoenix, and Helen Short of Oswego; two sisters, Patricia Fellows of Phoenix and Janet Sheets of Auburn; five grandchildren, Rick, Connie, Shirley, Terri and Brian; and several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Graveside services and burial were held Friday at Mt. Adnah Cemetery with the Rev. Sandra Rude officiating.
Calling hours were conducted Thursday at Sugar Funeral Home, Fulton.