The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


January 23, 2014

Roy Tucker

The funeral for Roy Kenneth Tucker, 82, of Athens will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Spry Funeral Home with Barry Pugh and Jonathan Barksdale officiating. Burial will be in Lentzville Cemetery.

Visitation is 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Tucker died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Huntsville Hospital.

Roy Tucker was born July 23, 1931, in Morgan County. He was the former vice president of Collins Supply. Mr. Tucker was a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by a son, Charles Tucker; and brother, Marvin Tucker.

Survivors include his wife, Estelle Tucker of Athens; sons, Wayne Tucker, Jerry Tucker and wife Vickie and Dennis Tucker and wife Penny, all of Athens; sisters, Earline Adams of Hartselle, Cynetha Leicher, Lois Glass and Everne Black, all of Athens; daughter-in-law, Daneese Tucker of Athens; grandchildren, Leigh Pugh, Casie Barksdale, Kristen Heery, Shane Tucker, Kylie Hatmaker, Lindsay McCurry, Eric Tucker, Tori Mackenzie, Mallory Tucker; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Eric Tucker, Shane Tucker, Dustin Tucker, Duane Adams, Edwin Tucker and Joey Russell.

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