Carl Eugene Tucker, 54, of Taylorville, passed away at 10:16 a.m. Sunday, August 26, 2012 at his residence.
He was born September 13, 1957 at Taylorville, son of Paul Miller and June Tucker Crawford. He married Kim Lehenbauer on April 20, 1991 in Taylorville. He was a Union Laborer Local 159 and an avid hunter, fisherman and family man. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Union Local 159 and the North American Hunting Club.
Surviving are his wife, Kim Tucker of Taylorville; parents, Paul Miller and June Tucker Crawford; sons, Charles Tucker, Ray Tucker, Christopher Tucker and Timmothy Tucker, all of Taylorville; grandchildren, Leeah, Joe, Raeanna, Carter, Izabella, Renee, Cameron and Dylan, all of Taylorville; brothers, Dale and Timmy Miller of Stonington; sister, Dianne Clutter of Stonington; aunts and uncles, Carl, Tom, Orvil, Pearl, Hilda, Kay, Pat and Kathy, all of Taylorville; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded by his great-grandparents, Carl and Bernadine Tucker, Ray and Ines Fox, and Zachary Tucker.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Funeral Services will be Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Taylorville with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville. Father Alan Hunter will officiate.
Funeral services for Carl Eugene Tucker, 54, of Taylorville, were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2012 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville, with burial in Oak Hill Cemetery. Father Alan Hunter officiated the service.
Casket bearers were Charles Tucker, Christopher Tucker, Timothy Tucker, Ray Tucker, Eric Handegan and Nate Zeplin.