Memorial contributions to be made to
Jackie Tucker Memorial Fund
in care of Sheldon Funeral Home
Jackie Duane Tucker was born September 7, 1942 in Vista, Missouri to John Lester Garver and Mary Estelene Higgins Tucker. He passed away January 11, 2013 at Mercy Healthcare Center, Springfield, Missouri.
Jackie grew up in the Collins, Missouri area. Most of his adult life was spent in Kansas City, Missouri where he worked as a commercial tile setter. He spent his later years peacefully living in El Dorado Springs, Missouri.
He honorably served his country in the US Navy from October 1, 1959 through September 6, 1963.
Jackie was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his sons, Billy and Bobby Tucker; his ex-wife and companion, Geneva Tucker, four grandchildren; in-laws, Albert and Donna Chaney, Kenneth Chaney and Mary Fintleman; a host of nieces, nephews, friends and family.