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Jerry Don Tucker of Wichita Falls


Jerry Don Tucker, 76, of Wichita Falls, died Monday, July 2, 2012 at his residence.

Jerry Don Tucker

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 6 at the Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel in Wichita Falls with Pastor Ron Bernard and Bob Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Park.

Mr. Tucker was born on Jan. 20, 1936 in Durant, OK to J. B. and Mable (Fortenberry) Tucker. On May 28, 1955, he married Lillian Weber in Kilgore. He was a Family Service Counselor for Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home and Crestview Memorial Park and served as a minister of the Gospel. He was a charter member of Heritage Church in Wichita Falls and he died trying to minister and help people that were hurting and in need.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian Tucker of Wichita Falls; a brother, Ronald Tucker and wife Becky of Sandy, Utah; a sister-in-law, Lynn Tucker of Rockwall; three daughters, Cyndi Spicer and husband David of Georgetown, Ind., Debbie Taylor of Dallas; and Lisa Davis and husband Steve of Petrolia; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren;

He is preceded in death by two brothers, J.B. Tucker, Jr., and wife Tene, and Roy Tucker.

The family will be at Hampton Vaughan Funeral Home from 7– 8 p.m. Thursday.


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