Tucker, Basil G. (1937 - 2000)






----Source: Stanley Republican, March 23, 2000


BASIL G. TUCKER (1937 - 2000)

Basil G. TUCKER, 62, of Buffalo Grove died suddenly March 9, 2000, in Galliano, LA. He was born December 21, 1937, in Marion County, Alabama.

He was united in marriage to Beverly GEIST on August 2, 1959, at St. Gertrude's Catholic Church in Franklin Park, IL. He was a member of the American Legion, V.F.W., and the American Vets.

Basil served his country in the US Marines from 1954 - 1958. He was an owner of Tucker Automotive in Palatine for 30 years. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing in the Louisiana Bayous.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly, of 40 years sister, Donna CLANTON, of Glen Allen, AL brothers, William (Sue) of Long Grove and Jerry (Marsha) of Palatine. He was a fond brother-in-law of several and the loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Wilburn C. BARNES, Jr., father, Grady TUCKER, and mother Edna BARNES.

Memorial services were held Wednesday, March 22, at St. Mary's Church in Buffalo Grove. Graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 25, 11:00 a.m., at St. Joseph's Parish Cemetery in Boyd. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Boyd American Legion Post 326.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 100 W. Palatine Rd., Palatine, IL, 60067.
Plombon Funeral Service assisted the family with the arrangements.



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