Chester "Butch" Tucker, 66, of Joy, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at Mercer County Nursing Home, Aledo.
Visitation was 2 – 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo. A private family service will be held. Following services, crema- tion rites will be accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left for the family.
Chester Logan Tucker was born June 11, 1946 in Junction City, Kansas a son of John Jr. and Catherine Thornton Tucker. He married Gail Kenney on July 15, 1992 in Joy. He served in the Army National Guard for six years. One of his proudest moments with the National Guard was serving on the honor guard for Eisenhower's funeral. Butch worked for the local tele- phone company for over 30 years, retiring in 2004. For many years he was a big part of baseball and softball in Joy. He enjoyed reading, watching television and most of all spending time with his grandkids.
Survivors include his children, Tabby (Allen) Spence, Aledo, and Brandon (Bonnie) Tucker, Davenport, Iowa; grandchildren, Paige, Zak, Tanner and Becky; great granddaughter, Hallee; father John Tucker, Mississippi and brothers, John Tucker, Virginia and Ken Talley, Kansas.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfu- neralhome.com.