Louie Howard “Junie” Tucker, age 66, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at the University of Louisville Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was born October 14, 1952, in the Barren Fork Community of McCreary County, Kentucky, to the late Louie and Virginia (Gibson) Tucker. He was a truck driver and heavy equipment operator, a member of the Day Ridge United Baptist Church, a U.S. Army Veteran and member of the Kinne Slaven American legion Post 115.
Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Jarred Tucker, wife Valda Keeton Tucker, brothers, Donald Lee Tucker and John Randall Jones, and sisters, Nancy Lee Phillips and Barbara Tucker.
Surviving family include a son, Jordon Tucker of Parkers Lake, sisters: Etta Faye Keith (Grover Starlin) of Whitley City, Glenna Marie Waters (Rick) of Stearns, Frances Lynn Freeman (Bobby) of Whitley City, Wendy Gail Vanover (Gary) of Parkers Lake and Lois Carolyn King (Jerry) of Strunk, Kentucky, Regina Ann Acres (Johnny) of Oneida, TN and a brother, Michael Paul Tucker (Taren) of Oneida, Tennessee.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Alan Coffey officiating. Visitation will begin at 2:00 p.m. until time for services.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.