Centralia High School Class of 68, Centralia, Illinois, Class of 1968 Reunion Information, Classmates, 1968 the Year


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Tom Tucker
Classmate:  Tom Tucker

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Tommy Joe Tucker, 62, of Centralia died at 5:51 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at his home.

He was born Aug. 12, 1949, in Centralia, son of Alfred and Helen Virginia (Hamburg) Tucker. He married Sharon Gordon on May 6, 1967, in Mt. Vernon, and she preceded him in death Oct. 9, 2010.

Mr. Tucker is survived by a son, Bobby Joe Tucker and wife Lynn of Ocala, Fla.; a brother, Lindy Tucker of San Antonio; two grandchildren, Niki Tucker and Alison Tucker; mother-in-law Dorothy Ray of Brownsville, Texas; brothers-in-law, Bob Gordon, Jim Gordon, Don Gordon and Tom Gordon, all of Centralia; and special friends, Lonnie and Myra Nelson of Centralia.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Dutch Tucker; and sisters, Evelyn Cook, Shirley Smith, Wilma Ring and Marilyn Ring.

Mr. Tucker worked for Consolidated Water and before that he was a sales representative for Bunny Bread and Butternut. He lived in Centralia all his life and was a member of St. Mary’s Church.

Services were held at Irvin Funeral Home in Centralia with Father Justin Olisaemeka officiating. Interment followed at Calvary Cemetery in Centralia.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society or St. Mary’s Church.

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