Guy Wade Tucker
5 April, 1896 - 1 May, 1968
From the Idaho Free Press
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Guy W. Tucker
Services for Guy W. Tucker, 75, Caldwell Route 2, who died
Wednesday at a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m.
Saturday at the Greenleaf Friends Church by the Rev. Kenneth
Pitts. Interment will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery under the
direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel.
Mr. Tucker was born Jan. 9, 1893, in Elwood, Neb. He grew up
there and graduated from Elwood High School and then came to
Greenleaf in 1911, where he graduated from the Greenleaf
Academy. He helped construct the Lake Powell dam and was a
ditch rider for the Wilder Irrigation District for more than
20 years. He was also employed by the Pioneer Irrigation
District for a few years.
He married Ruth Dimmett on Jan. 17, 1919, at Greenleaf and
they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last year. He
was a birthright member of the Friends Church and a present
member of the Greenleaf Friends Church where he served as a
trustee for several years. He was a charter member of the
Greenleaf Riding Club and was active in its early alumni.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth Tucker of Caldwell; a son,
Lilburn Tucker of Meridian; a daughter, Hazel Ruth of San
Francisco, Calif.; a sister, Dilla Winslow of Caldwell; and
He was proceeded in death by a daughter, Elaine, in infancy,
and by his parents and two sisters.
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