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Dateline: New Albany, Indiana
June 30, 2017
Kenneth L. Tucker, 88 years of age died Friday June 30, 2017 with his family by his side. He was born August 26, 1928 in Louisville, Kentucky to the late Will and Glena Tucker. Ken was the retired founder and president of KT Transport Company in Clarksville, Indiana. He had a passion for fishing, collecting classic cars and he cherished spending time with his family at his lake front log cabin. Ken was a wonderful dad and husband of some 67 years to Rose Marie (Ringley) Tucker and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in New Albany. He will be fondly remembered and missed by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Steven L. Tucker and brothers William and Eugene Tucker.
Survivors include: Wife of 67 years Rose Marie (Ringley) Tucker. Six children; Carol Wibbels (Jack), Linda Stein, Patty Duffy, Gary Tucker and fiance(Mary Ellen Farnsley), Tammy Simms (Kevin) and Rick Tucker. Fourteen grandchildren; Abbie Ward (Tucker), Daniel Wibbels, Melissa Stein, Jessica Rebmann (Stein), John and Ben Stein, Heidi OBryant (Duffy), Zachary Duffy, Will Tucker, Stephanie Knepp (Tucker), Kristin and Tyler Simms, and Nichole and Brenden Tucker. Also fourteen great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm Friday July 7th and after 8:00 am Saturday July 8th at Kraft Funeral Service 708 E. Spring St. in New Albany. His Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 am Saturday July 8th at Holy Family Catholic Church with a luncheon to be served at Holy Family cafeteria after entombment at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park. Expressions of sympathy to: Hosparus.
Online condolences may be made to: www.kraftfuneralservice.net
Kraft Funeral Service
708 E. Spring St.
New Albany, Indiana 47150
Phone (812)945-6321
Published on July 4, 2017
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