KEITH STEWART TUCKER Monday, March 30, 1942 - Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Keith Stewart Tucker, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born on March 30, 1942, in Burge Hospital, Springfield, Missouri, the son of Ralph and Mary Lee (Eubanks) Tucker.
Keith was united in marriage to Ellen Royalene (Talley) Ray, on March 9, 2002, in Marionville, Missouri.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Keith had worked for Boeing Aircraft in Wichita, Kansas; Butler Paper, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Sims Business Paper, Springfield, Missouri, as warehouse manager and truck driver; and retired as a paper cutter for Xpedex, Springfield, Missouri.
Keith was preceded in death by his parents; a sister and brother-in-law, Barbara (Tucker) and Bill Davis; and a daughter, Kristen Tucker.
He is survived by his wife, Ellen, of the home; a nephew, Mike (Janna) Davis; a niece, Keri “Jody” (Zach) Whitaker; two great nieces; two stepsons, Terry Ray and Bill Ray; a stepdaughter, Robbin (David) Hagood; and four grandchildren.
A graveside service, with military honors, will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday, June, 24, 2017, in Kerr Cemetery, Billings, Missouri, under direction of Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, Missouri. Online condolences were shared at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com (Directions to Kerr Cemetery, from Republic: going West on Hwy. 174; at FR 31 go south (left); at FR 188 go west (right); at FR 15 go south (left); after a short distance, cemetery on the right side on the right side.)