2011-08-27 / Obituaries

Bill W. Tucker

Bill W. Tucker, 87, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at the Pickering House surrounded by his family.

Bill was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. He was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy. Bill was a 50+ year member of the Baltimore Masonic Lodge #475 F&AM. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite, Tarhe Shrine, and the Aladdin Shrine. He was a member of the Baltimore VFW Post# 3761. He was a former Baltimore Village Council member, former chief of Liberty Township Fire Department, former superintendent of the Baltimore Parks, and former Baltimore Pool manager. Bill was a retired welder for Crown-Zellerbach Company. Bill is survived by his wife of 64 years, E. Louise Tucker; daughter, Tana (Richard) Kagey; son, I. Timothy (Susan) Tucker; seven grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; sisters, Elsie Friesner, Kathryn Hickman, Betty Jeffers, and June (Ken) Holland; and many nieces and nephews.

Bill was preceded in death by his daughter, Treva Canfield; parents, Wilburn and Elsie Tucker; brothers, Donald Tucker and Fred Tucker; and sisters, Patsy McKensie and Josephine Reedy.

A memorial service was held August 20, 2011, at the Johnson- Smith Funeral Home, with Reverend Jill Dunlap officiating. Burial followed in Maple Grove Cemetery, Baltimore

Memorial donations may be made to the Pickering House, 282 Sells Rd, Lancaster, Ohio 43130 or Trinity United Church of Christ, 105 N High St, Baltimore, Ohio 43105.

To send online condolences and sign the register please visit www.funeralhome.com

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