James M Brackin, 86, born in Hockessin DE, passed away suddenly on 12/19/2020.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Barbara Hanby Brackin and 3 children: Karen Hughes (Bill), Dale Brackin (Sharon), Susan Kirk (Jeff); 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Raised in Hockessin, he worked the family farm and other farms in the area along with many other jobs over the years, including owning Brackin’s Tractors in Hockessin. He was a Delaware National Guardsman and a member of many organizations, including but not limited to being a Life Member of Hockessin Fire Co, and President of Gravely Tractor Club of America.
Due to Covid, funeral services will be private and Jim will be laid to rest at Ebenezer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial contributions to Cedars United Methodist Church or Hockessin Fire Co. To send condolences visit: www.mccreryandharra.com.