Charles Wilson Tucker

Graveside services for Charles Wilson Tucker, 71, Lawrence, will be 10am Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Tucker died August 4, 2019, at his home.

He was born June 25, 1948, in Lawrence, the son of Charles Vernon and Viola Verna Svoda Tucker.

Mr. Tucker served in the United States Marines during Vietnam, receiving the bronze star among other awards. He worked as a forklift driver for Cargo Products. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, reading, playing softball, baseball, and basketball, watching KU basketball and the Kansas City Royals.

He married Julie Ann McLaren on April 30, 1996, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two step children, Brandon Eller of Lawrence and Amy Damon of Manhattan; a sister, Karen Anderson and husband Kent of Gig Harbor, WA; three step grandchildren, Charles, William, and Harper.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the funeral home.

Messages & Condolences

From Gary L. Wheeler...

Sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing, great guy, long time friend, may peace be with you

From Gary Tollefson...

A great friend through high school, It’s that time in life when each and every one of us are thankful for the next day…So sorry to read of Charlie’s passing….may each one of us find the strength and peace to help make life, more fulfilling, and that strength and peace is found only in our relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ..

From Bruce Wright...

Charles will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him. I worked with him for 2 decades, much of that time side by side, and was alway good friend to have around at and outside of work. He always had a great sense of humor that never let up and it rubbed off on all who was around him. RIP Charles my friend……

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