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Clyde "CJ" Tucker, Jr.

September 25, 1947 — February 17, 2022

Clyde “CJ” Tucker, age 74 years, of Somerset, Kentucky died Thursday, February 17, 2022 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

He was born in Marshes Siding, Kentucky on September 25, 1947 the son of Clyde and Gladys (Keith) Tucker. CJ was of the Baptist faith, had worked as a coal miner and drove a Little Debbie delivery truck, enjoyed riding around, being outdoors, visiting people, and he loved his kids and grandchildren. CJ never met a stranger and was loved by so many.

His parents; brothers, Eddie Tucker, Melvin Tucker, and Larry Tucker; and sisters, Kathy Carson and Margaret Tucker precede him in death.

Survivors include his wife Patsy (Yancey) Tucker of Somerset, Kentucky; son Jack Tucker of Whitley City, Kentucky; daughters, Karen Tucker Spradlin (Kevin) of Somerset, Kentucky and Zoey Tucker of Somerset, Kentucky; brothers, Roger Tucker (Linda) of Whitley City, Kentucky, Willard Tucker (Kathy) of Somerset, Kentucky, and Ricky Tucker (Shonda) of Whitley City, Kentucky; sisters, Judy Ball (Bennie) of Whitley City, Kentucky and Janice Jones (David) of Whitley City, Kentucky; grandchildren, Josh King (Michelle), Whitney Tucker (Jamie), Katlyn Brown (Matt), Gavin Spradlin, Makayla Redden, Jackson Tucker, and Emily Tucker; and great grandchildren, Kadan and Rilee Ray, Rayden and Janson Bolin, Karma and Alyssa Brown, and Knox King.

Funeral services will be private and burial will follow in the Strunk Cemetery.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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