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Calvin McRae Bracy

Hot Springs, AR, 1940 - 2019

Dr. Calvin McRae Bracy, 79, of Hot Springs, formerly of Pine Bluff, died Sunday, November 3, 2019. He was born February 29, 1940 in Little Rock, son of Sam Bracy and Pauline Cherry Bracy.
Dr. Bracy was reared and received his early education in Little Rock. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical School in Little Rock. Dr. Bracy served his residency at St. John's in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He served in the United States Army and served at the Red Stone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, where he served as Chief OB/GYN.
Dr. Bracy then started his OB/GYN practice in Pine Bluff, where he served for the next 40 years at Jefferson Regional Medical Center and delivered thousands of babies in South Arkansas. Dr. Bracy treated every patient with special care and attention, and dearly loved his work and caring for people.
He served on the Arkansas State Medical Board and State Board of OB/GYN. Dr. Bracy also served on the Arkansas Medical Society Board of Trustees.
Dr. Bracy enjoyed duck hunting and golf, but his favorite past-time was spending time with his grandchildren. He was also a member of Ducks Unlimited. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Pine Bluff.
Dr. Bracy was preceded in death by his parents; son, Calvin McRae Bracy, Jr.; and brother, Sam Bracy. Survivors include his wife, Melinda Louise Mosley Bracy; son, Dr. Brian Keith Bracy and his wife, Chauna; brother, Louis Fletcher Bracy; three grandchildren, Hudson Claire Bracy, Wells McRae Bracy and Jed Anderson Bracy; and their beloved dog, Snookie.
A memorial service will be 1:30 p.m., Saturday, November 9, 2019 in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson and Son. Visitation will follow the service at Robinson's. Memorials may be made to Jefferson Regional Foundation, 1600 West 40th Avenue, Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71603 or; or the American Cancer Society, 2222 Cottondale Lane, Suite 310, Little Rock, Arkansas 72202. Online register:

Published November 7, 2019

Ralph Robinson & Son
807 South Cherry Street, P.O. Box 5254, Pine Bluff, AR
Phone: 870-534-3131