May 5, 1941May 9, 2018

Donald Eugene Tuckness was born to Fred and Bernice in Springfield, Missouri, on May 5, 1941 and passed on May 9, 2018. Donald was a Priesthood holder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints He graduated from Central High School in Kansas City, Missouri, Class of 1959. He was a veteran of the Missouri National Guard, Army Reserves. He had lived in Lenexa, Kansas since 1979. Donald was involved in the Boy Scouts of America (Scouts BSA) for 69 years, since becoming a Cub Scout. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout with two Palms. He was a member of the Tribe of Mic O Say, where he was known as Keeper of the Wampum Flying White Star at Camp H. Roe Bartle. He was Brotherhood in the Order of the Arrow. He was Wood Badge trained and received the District Award of Merit. He was very proud of his two Eagle Scout sons and pleased to see his grandson achieve Life rank on his trail to Eagle. He was the owner of Abacus Construction specializing in commercial and residential remodeling. Loving, devoted husband, father, and grandfather, he is survived by wife Judy of 55 years, daughters Nicole (and Andrew Carey), Valerie (and Robert Wolf), sons Tyler (and Kenna), and Sterling (and Taylor), and five grandchildren, Natalynn, Tessa, Aiden, Dani, and Allie, who all live in Kansas. He is also survived by his sisters Carol Garner and Loma Sunterra and their families, who reside in Texas. Donald’s Memorial Service will be held on Monday, May 14, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 21515 W. 101st St., Lenexa, KS 66215 7 PM-Scout Remembrance and Military Honors. 7:30 PM-Celebration of Life.



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May 12, 2018

I Was a friend of Judy & her parents, Iva& Woody Sharp. I babysat with Judy when she was about 4 years old. She was a beautiful & Sweet child! I met Don after he & Judy were married. We were good friends & went on Ski Trips & Canoe Trips together. We also attended church the same Church & went to many Church Parties & Activities together for many years. Don was a very loving & giving man who totally Adored his wife & they were so close, you could see the Love & Respect they had for each other by just watching them! Don will be greatly Missed by all in his family, especially Judy as he has been everything to her all their married life! Keith & I Pray that Judy & the Grown Children Will Be Blessed With Christ's Love &Strength To Endure This Time In Their LifE!! We Love You Judy & will Miss Seeing You & Don Together but Know That He Will Be There To Greet You With Open Arms when You go to him one day. It's A Blessing that you Have an Eternal Marraige!
Love From Your Friends
Keith & Betty North
Hollister, MO