Robert (Fred) Tucker - Died 7 July 2009 – Bowers Funeral Home
Funeral services for Mr. Fred Tucker were held on Friday, July 10, 2009, at 10:00a.m. at First Baptist Church in Teague. Bro. Darrel Beggs officiated. Interment followed the services at Greenwood Cemetery in Teague.
Mr. Tucker passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at East Texas Medical Center in Fairfield. He was born in Corsicana, grew up in Teague and graduated from Teague High School in the Class of 1959. Mr. Tucker owned and operated a heating and air conditioning business from 1971 until 2006 and worked for Teague I.S.D. for over nineteen years and was presently the Director of Maintenance. Mr. Tucker was known by his children and grandchildren as “Big”. He was a member of the infamous “Round Table”, a group of men that ate lunch together every day for several years in Teague and paid dues and raised money for local causes including scholarships. Recently, he looked forward to drinking coffee early every morning with his friends at Daniel’s on 4th Street. In his spare time, he loved to hunt and fish. Mr. Tucker was a member of Cotton Gin Masonic Lodge #154 and a member of First Baptist Church in Teague. He is survived by his wife of over forty-one years, Jean Tucker of Teague; three daughters, Paige Day & husband Chuck of Grapevine, Meredith Evans & husband John of Houston, and Ashley Wiles & husband Mark of Austin; four grandchildren, Skylar Day, Landon Day, Brody Day, and Camden Evans; his mother, Edna White of Temple; one sister, Betty Ann Barrington of Corpus Christi; father & mother-in-law, Billy and Marie McSpadden of Teague; sister-in-law, Karen Whitaker & husband Wayne of Teague; his faithful dog, Baby (Tacky); other relatives and friends.
Mr. Tucker was preceded in death by his father, Alfred Tucker.
At the family’s request, memorials can be made to the American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Bld., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD., 20852.