SPRINGHILL – Funeral services for Mr. Perry Oliver Tucker, age 91, were held at 2:00 pm, Friday, September 15, 2017, at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, Springhill, LA, with Rev. Tim Everett officiating. Interment followed in Springhill Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Springhill.
Visitation was held Friday, September 15, 2017, from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm at the funeral home.
Mr. Tucker was born on June 22, 1926 to Perry Jordan and Della Moore Tucker in Farmerville, LA and passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in Springhill, LA. He was a resident of Springhill since 1953, was a member of Central Baptist Church and was a WWII Veteran having served in the Army Air Corp. He was a mechanic in the oil field for many years.
He is survived by his two sons, David Tucker of Springhill, LA, Freddie Joe Tucker and wife, Linda of Orange, TX; grandson, Jeremy Tucker of Lafayette, LA; and brother, Billy Fred Tucker of West Monroe, LA.
Mr. Tucker was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Davis Tucker; son, Mike Seale Tucker; brothers, Truman Tucker, Travis Tucker; and sister, Rozena Ploniggs.
Serving as pallbearers were: Ray Burnham, Wayne McMahen, Gary Torrence, Jerry Nash, Wayne Timmons and Bill Sale.