Roy Kracke Obituary
 
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Roy Rachford Kracke Jr.

August 16, 1926 - October 12, 2013
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Dr. Roy Rachford Kracke D.M.D October 12th 2013 Age 87 Dr. Kracke attended Oxford College of Emory University where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He served in the United States Army during WWII and graduated from the University of Alabama in June of 1952, afterward, he worked at Durr Surgical Supply in Montgomery. Dr. Kracke graduated from the University Of Alabama School Of Dentistry and was the first Dentist in Alabama to receive Certification from the American Board of Pedodontics to practice children's dentistry. He played a vital role in bringing Fluoridation to Alabama. He was a faithful member of Canterbury...
Dr. Roy Rachford Kracke D.M.D
October 12th 2013 Age 87
Dr. Kracke attended Oxford College of Emory University where he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He served in the United States Army during WWII and graduated from the University of Alabama in June of 1952, afterward, he worked at Durr Surgical Supply in Montgomery. Dr. Kracke graduated from the University Of Alabama School Of Dentistry and was the first Dentist in Alabama to receive Certification from the American Board of Pedodontics to practice children's dentistry. He played a vital role in bringing Fluoridation to Alabama.
He was a faithful member of Canterbury United Methodist Church. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Jean Keltner Kracke; four children, Roy Rachford Kracke III, Walter Douglas Kracke, James Clarence Kracke, and Stuart Keltner Kracke; and three Grandchildren, Creede R. Kracke, William Carter Kracke, and Susan Kracke. He is also survived by siblings: Rachel Kracke Drennen, Henry Minter Kracke, Robert Russel Kracke, and Virginia Carolyn Peelen. He is preceded in death by his parents: Virginia Minter Kracke, Roy Rachford Kracke and Brother William Gunter Kracke.
Memorial service will be held at Canterbury United Methodist Church, 350 Overbrook Road, Birmingham, AL 35213, at 2:00 pm, Thursday, October 17, 2013.
In lieu of flowers memorials should be made to Canterbury Methodist Church.

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"Roy (Sonny) was a very special man. Not only a cousin of ours but our dentist as children. He was a true southern gentleman! Jean so sorry for your loss!..." Lynn Brown Garrison and family (Hartselle, AL)

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