He was Vice President of Manufacturing with Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and retired after forty-three years.
He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Elk Horn United Methodist Church.
He united in marriage to Peggy Feather August 14, 1954.
Besides his wife, Peggy Tucker of Campbellsville, he is survived by one son and two daughters: Chris Tucker, Tina Jo Pelly and Lisa Holmes and husband, Maurice of Campbellsville; six grandchildren: Christina Pelly, Robbie Pelly and Tyler Tucker and wife, Emily of Campbellsville, Dr. Amanda Rowland and husband, Dr. Aaron of Danville, John Holmes and wife, Erica of Orlando, Florida and Rachel Ayers and husband, Blake of Bowling Green; five great-grandchildren: Ryan Tucker, Avery Tucker, Alexandria Rowland, Audrey Rowland and Taylor Ann Tucker; two sisters-in-law: Eleanor Hedgespeth and husband, Lilburn of Campbellsville and Ann Tucker of Horse Cave; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Jane Tucker; three brothers and one sister: Winfrey L. Tucker, Dwight L. Tucker, William Arvin Tucker and Anna Laura Morris; one sister-in-law, Louise Tucker and one brother-in-law, Oscar Morris.
VISITATION: 6:00 P.M., Monday, August 24, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Darrell Lyons with burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
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