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1937 LAWRENCE 2015


March 14, 1937 — December 26, 2015

Lawrence Tucker passed from this life into eternal rest on Saturday, December 26, 2015, at his home in Whitley City, Kentucky, with family by his side.  He was 78 years old.

Born March 14, 1937, and raised in Delta, Kentucky, he was the son of Charlie and Eliza (Morrow) Tucker. He is proceeded in death by Charlie and Eliza Tucker, his brothers, Delbert, Oscar, George, Arnold and Robert Tucker.

He is survived by three sisters Cloma Tucker of Marshes Siding, Kentucky, Zona (and Charles) Detmering, of Florida, Claire Tucker of Marshes Siding, and brother Ernest (and Gillis) Tucker of Indiana.

He married Frona Maxwell Tucker on June 30, 1956.  In this union they celebrated 59 years together and had three children: Ardenia Garland (Rick Garland) of Whitley City, Ky., Sherry Woodall (Chuck Woodall) of Somerset, Ky. , and Larry Tucker (Margaret Tucker)of Jellico, Tn. He was also survived by six grandchildren, Randy Garland (Amy Garland) of Whitley City, Ky., Aimee Reece (Stacey Reece) of Knoxville, Tn., Ashlee Woodall (Jon Stockton) of Somerset, Ky., Josh Woodall (Tiffany Woodall) of Goshen, Oh., Laura Tucker (Josh Richardson) of Independence, Ky., Larry Tucker (Sierra Tucker) of Whitley City, Ky., and 8 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews that held a special place in his heart.  The family extends a special thanks to Nona Maxwell, Amy West and Tammy and Ray Ray Smith for the help they so graciously provided.

Lawrence retired from Bob’s Speedometer Shop in Cincinnati, Oh. He enjoyed attending church, fishing, hunting, spending time with his family, watching UK basketball, Cincinnati Reds baseball, playing his guitar, singing, and gardening. He was a faithful member of Second Baptist Church in Whitley City, Ky. His passing leaves us sad and sorrowful, but his presence with his Savior gives joy everlasting.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 29, 2015,  in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with burial to follow at the McCreary Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends Tuesday from 12:00 noon until time for services at the funeral home.

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family of Lawrence Tucker with funeral arrangements.

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