Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Leo Burton Tucker

Leo Burton Tucker, age 89, of 4652 London West Road, Shelby, died Sunday, July 7, 1996 in the Crestwood Care Center in Shelby after a short illness. He was born July 11, 1906 in Mifflin Township, Richland County, Ohio the son of Norman Webster and Marilla (Gatton) Tucker.

Mr. Tucker was a graduate of the Ohio State University with a Bachelors degree in Agriculture. He was a farmer all of his life. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Shelby.

He is survived by 1 daughter and son-in-law, Carolyn and Melvin Stein of Shelby; 1 son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Marsha Tucker of Shelby; 12 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren;

He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace A. (Thomas) Tucker in 1994; 2 brothers, Cyrus Tucker and George Tucker ; and by 4 sisters, Lela Winbigler, Mary Young, Belva Harrison and Ethel Ann Ebersold.

Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby and also one hour prior to the funeral which will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with his pastor, Rev. D. Evan Houck, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby.

Memorial expressions may be made to the First Lutheran Church in shelby and left in care of the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875.

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