Information for Lilburn Wade Tucker
14 September, 1919 - 25
From the Idaho Statesman
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Lilburn W. (Tuck) Tucker
W. (Tuck) Tucker passed away in his sleep Thursday morning,
Aug. 25, 2005 in Salem, Ore. He was born on Sept. 14,1919 to
Guy and Ruth Tucker in Wilder, Idaho. He was raised in
Greenleaf, Idaho and graduated from Greenleaf Friends Academy
in 1938. He attended Pacific College, now George Fox
University, for one year. He married Leona Timson on July 4,
1954 in Boise. He was a barber in Nampa for many years and
also worked at Lowell Scott Junior High before his retirement
in 1986. Tuck and Leona moved to Salem, Ore. in 2001.
Tuck always had a smile on his face and it was well known
that he would help whoever needed it. He enjoyed working in
his woodshop building little gadgets and toys that gave many
children hours of pleasure. He and his family spent many
summer weekends camping with friends, He especially enjoyed
fishing and could catch the best trout when no one else seemed
He is survived by his wife Leona Tucker; son Chuck Tucker of
Boise; daughter and son-in-law Mona and Wayne Breach of Salem,
Ore.; and seven grandsons. His mother, father and 2 sisters
preceeded him in death. There will be a memorial service at
Foothills Christian Church, Boise, Sunday Sept. 4, 2005 at
4p.m. A private graveside service will be held earlier.
Contibutions may be made to Greenleaf Friends Academy.
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