Born 1-2-1959 -- Died 8-28-2006
Richard Dale Tucker, 47, of Thayer died at his home Aug. 28, 2006.
He was born Jan. 2, 1959, in Thayer, Mo., the son of Olon and Nevia Honeycutt Tucker.
Tucker was a graduate of Thayer High School with the class of 1977. He was employed by the Sheltered Workshop in Alton since the beginning and truly enjoyed going to work each day and cherished the many friends he worked with. He will be missed by his family and many friends.
Survivors include his mother, Nevia Tucker of the home in Thayer; four sisters, Rosalie Wisehart and husband Joe of Willard, Mo., Janet Alford and husband Steve of Thayer, Carol Grimes and husband Larry of Thayer and Mary Kay Shehorn and husband Marlin of Russellville, Ark.; two brothers, Bob Tucker and wife Gina of Thayer, and Joe Dan Tucker and wife, Carrie of Thayer; several nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and both maternal and paternal grandparents.
The funeral services were held Aug. 30 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Rev. David Honeycutt officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.