Marwyn Tucker

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marwyn "Bo" Tucker, 85, of Perryville died March 12, 2007, at Perry Oaks Manor.

He was born July 9, 1921, in St. Louis, son of Joseph Bernard and Irma Hoehn Tucker. He and Marie F. Harrelson were married Dec. 24, 1942.

Tucker retired from Wagner Electric in St. Louis, where he worked 40 years. He was a member of American Legion Post 133, VFW Post 4282, IAM Union and Masonic Lodge.

He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II.

Survivors include his wife; six sons, Larry Tucker of St. Peters, Mo., David Tucker of Tampa, Fla., Delbert Tucker of Overland, Mo., Gary Tucker of Dellwood, Mo., Mark and Jeff Tucker of Bridgeton, Mo.; a daughter, Sandy Kenney of Breckenridge Hills, Mo.; a brother, Robert Tucker of O'Fallon, Mo.; a sister, Virginia Tracy of Hazelwood, Mo.; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister.

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and from 6:30 a.m. to service time Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. A Masonic service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Alan Martin officiating. Burial will be in Whitewater Christian Cemetery near Yount, Mo., with military rites by American Legion Post 133.