Tracy’s life began on May 31, 1966, in Marion. He was the son of Lyndon and Neva (Kelsey) Hett. Tracy was baptized at the Aulne Church in high school. He is a 1984 graduate of Marion High School. Tracy was united in marriage to Geraldine Bresson on March 16, 1996, in Las Vegas. He worked with his dad for 11 years at Aulne Grain prior to starting Trace of Copper in 1990. Tracy loved creating unique artwork in his shop at Trace of Copper and was well known as a gifted artist. He was a huge KU Jayhawk fan, an avid hunter and fisherman. Tracy grew a bountiful garden every year, competing with his dad for the largest onion, as well as being a “chicken grower”. His loving family includes his wife of 25 years Geraldine of Marion, daughter Allison Hett of Marion; parents Lyndon and Neva Hett of Marion; siblings Travis Hett of Moundridge and Dusty (Misty) Hett of Marion; nieces and nephews Ashley (Steven) Honeycutt, Jeffrey Hett, Brittany Hett, and Koby Hett; great nieces and great nephews Aaron Honeycutt, Brooke Honeycutt and Julian Honeycutt. Tracy passed away at his home on Thursday July 1, 2021. His family will gather with friends on Friday July 16th at 11 a.m. at the Shelter House on the East side of Marion County Lake (look for green tents) for his Celebration of Life led by Pastor Jeff Lee of the Aulne Church. Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Marion is serving the family. Memorial contributions in Tracy’s name may be directed to Marion County Quail Forever in care of the funeral home. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Tracy at www.ymzfh.com.