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Frederick E. Tucker

Frederick E. Tucker, 60, of Millersport, passed away January 3, 2013, at the Pickering House in Lancaster. He was born on April 9, 1952, in Columbus to the late Fred “Abe” and Kay (Grimes) Tucker. Fred was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in the Vietnam War era. He enjoyed the outdoors – walking and fishing. He liked to cook, build things, and play pool.

He is survived by the “love of his life”, Judith Tucker; his sister, Angela Farino of Baltimore; his brother, Patrick Tucker of South Carolina; his daughter, Nicole Cattran of Millersport; and children Courtney, Justin, and Sydney; step-son, Jason “Jake” (Dannyel) Eskins of Baltimore, and children, Kalie, Raevyn, and Ronica; step-daughter, Justine “Sis” Santee of Millersport, and children, Robert “Bob” (Sherrie) Santee and Dylan Goin; stepdaughter, Jennifer Santee of Millersport, and children, Johnathan, Paige, Emily, and Chad; step-son, Don Santee of Heath; son, Cody; step-son Bryan (Leah) McGuire of Buckeye Lake; and children, Cecilia, Lance, Keenan, Sophia, and baby Kyndall; great-grandchildren, Koleman, Tyler, Braylon, Jerry, and Princess Aubree; step-brothers, Roger and Steve Ruckman; step-sisters, Linda, Cinda, and Becky; as well as his special friends, “Reverend” Sandi Reitter of Thornville, Bowser, Jerry Gill, Jim and Terri, John, Petey, Neetsie, English Steve, and many more; and his constant companion that he loved dearly, his dog, Rowdy.

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his step-sister, Dee Grimes; and his step-brother, Bub Ruckman

In accordance with Fred’s wishes there will be no services held at this time.

Memorial contributions in Fred’s name may be made to: FairHoPe Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc., 282 Sells Road, Lancaster, OH 43130-3461

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Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Tucker Family.

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