James B. Bracke

September 5, 1937 - July 7, 2017
James B. Bracke

Bracke, James B, 79, of New Port Richey, passed away at the Florida Hospital of North Pinellas on July 7, 2017. James was born on September 5, 1937 in Solon, New York. He was the son of the late, Leon and Alice Bracke. James courageously served in the United States Air Force from 1955 until 1959. He went on to work as the Director of Public Works for the city of Springfield, Michigan. James relocated to Florida with his wife in 2000, coming from Springfield, Michigan. He loved to play golf in his spare time.

James is survived by his loving wife, Nancy Bracke; son, Todd Bracke; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren. James is to be interred with his fellow comrades at the Fort Custard National Cemetery in Augusta, Michigan.


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  • July 11, 2017
    Yovanne Schroeder says:
    The four of us had many good times together. All those Sat. Nights playing cards while our kids slept (no baby setter needed). To hear r The stories of Jim & George when they were kids? We have some great memories❤❤❤

  • July 11, 2017
    Yovanne Schroeder says:
    The four of us had many good times together. All those Sat. Nights playing cards while our kids slept (no baby setter needed). To hear r The stories of Jim & George when they were kids? We have some great memories❤❤❤

  • July 12, 2017
    Tara OConnor says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Mr. Bracke was a wonderful man.

  • July 12, 2017
    Charles Scott says:
    The little Guy might be gone, but his legend lives on. If you look as you play #5 on Gull Lake View West you will see that Bracke's Bush still lies here waiting for errant drives and if you look into its depths, you might find a ball with his name on it.