Gerald "Jerry" A. Tucker

May 8, 1938December 27, 2012

Gerald Allen Tucker was born on May 8, 1938 in Heavener, Oklahoma to E.A. & Lorraine Tucker. Gerald spent his school years in Norman and briefly attended the University of Oklahoma. He graduated from Oklahoma City University with a juris doctorate in 1965. His working career involved the insurance industry spending 17 years at Globe Life in underwriting and management and 18 years at Oklahoma Farmers Union Insurance where he managed the Human Resources Department. He enjoyed fishing and golfing and was an avid OU Sooner football fan. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Carol P. Tucker, his daughter Lorrie Melvin and her fiancé David Grubbs, his grandchildren Gerald Logan Melvin and Carli Leah Melvin. Also Brother-in-Law W DeVier Pierson and spouse Shirley. He is predeceased by his parents, brother, Wallace Eugene Tucker and granddaughter Allison Leann Melvin. In lieu of flowers the family requested donations to the Alzheimer’s Association or the OU Childrens Hospital Foundation. Graveside services will be at Memorial Park Cemetery on Monday December 31, 2012 at 10:00 am.


  • Visitation Sunday, December 30, 2012
  • Graveside Service Monday, December 31, 2012

Gerald "Jerry" A. Tucker

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Edwina Zerbe

January 2, 2013

Gerald will be missed. He was a good friend. He was my boss at AFR (formerly OFU)Ins Co. My prayers and thoughts are with his family