OBITUARY

Kenneth L. Tucker

August 26, 1928June 30, 2017

Kenneth L. Tucker, 88 years of age, died Friday, June 30, 2017, with his family by his side. He was born August 26, 1928, in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Will and Glena Tucker. Ken was the retired founder and president of KT Transport Company in Clarksville, Indiana. He had a passion for fishing, collecting classic cars, and he cherished spending time with his family at his lake front log cabin. Ken was a wonderful dad and husband of 67 years to Rose Marie (Ringley) Tucker and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany. He will be fondly remembered and missed by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steven L. Tucker; and brothers, William and Eugene Tucker. Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Rose Marie (Ringley) Tucker; six children, Carol Wibbels (Jack), Linda Stein, Patty Duffy, Gary Tucker and fiancé Mary Ellen Farnsley, Tammy Simms (Kevin), and Rick Tucker; fourteen grandchildren, Abbie Ward (Tucker), Daniel Wibbels, Melissa Stein, Jessica Rebmann (Stein), John and Ben Stein, Heidi OBryant (Duffy), Zachary Duffy, Will Tucker, Stephanie Knepp (Tucker), Kristin and Tyler Simms, and Nichole and Brenden Tucker; fourteen great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday, July 7th, and after 8:00 am Saturday, July 8th, at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana. His Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, July 8th, at Holy Family Catholic Church with a luncheon to be served at Holy Family cafeteria after entombment at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 7, 2017
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, July 8, 2017
REMEMBERING

Kenneth L. Tucker

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July 8, 2017

Dad, is very happy that Kenny has joined him in that Eternal Fishing Hole in the sky..

On behalf of my Dad, Dick Kellams and all our family.

HE WAS A WONDERFULL MAN!

Thankful we were lucky enough to call him a friend..

Melanie Vaught

July 6, 2017

Love, peace and prayers for all family and friends of uncle Kenny. What a wonderful legacy he's left. A family that is filled with so much joy, love and adventure. I love you all and am praying especially for my precious aunt Rere. What a love story the two of you shared. May God bless and hold you tight.

Diane Sartini

July 4, 2017

Some of my best childhood memories were at the Tucker house. What a joy filled family with two AMAZING parents. Uncle Kenny, you will be missed dearly...you have provided love and guidance to many. I know you are in Peace and just sending a big hug to all who knew you:) Diane Sartini

angie taylor

July 3, 2017

god has called home an good angel that will be missed. may u rest in peace. may god comfort the family in thier time of need. kenny loved u all very much and he was blessed to have such a loving family. my thoughts and prayers are with u. glad i was able to help get him home as he wanted. hugs to all... angie taylor lpn 300 hall

Judy & Joe Jamison

July 2, 2017

Prayers, comfort and peace to all the Tucker family and those that had been touched by this wonderful man. To know him you could only love him. So grateful and thankful. May he Rest In Peace.

With love

Nancy Mattingly

July 2, 2017

Keeping you and your family in my prayers, Linda,prayers for comfort and peace. Love to you,
Nancy Mattingly

Jim & Pat Rebmann

July 2, 2017

Our prayers and thoughts are with Rose and all the Tucker family. May the love, peace and joy of Our Lord be in your hearts knowing that Ken is now resting in the Loving arms of Jesus

FROM THE FAMILY