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Elwood Tucker, 78, Taylor County, KY (1937-2015)

He was Vice President of Manufacturing with Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and retired after forty-three years. He was a member of Elk Horn United Methodist Church. He was the son of the late W.R."Bob" Tucker. His wife of over 61 years, Peggy Tucker, survives. He leaves 14 direct living descendants.
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Elwood Tucker, 78, Campbellsville, KY died at 11:14amET, Friday, August 21, 2015 in Campbellsville.

Funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Darrell Lyons with burial to follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 700 Old US 68, Campbellsvillle, KY. Visitation will be after 5pmCT/6pmET, Monday, August 24, 2015 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.


Elwood Tucker, 78, Taylor County, KY (1937-2015)


Elwood Tucker of Campbellsville, son of the late W. R. "Bob" Tucker and Naomi Harden Tucker, was born March 27, 1937 in Jefferson County, Kentucky. He died Friday, August 21, 2015 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 78 years, four months, and 25 days.

He was Vice President of Manufacturing with Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville and retired after forty-three years.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Elk Horn United Methodist Church.

He united in marriage to Peggy Feather August 14, 1954.

Besides his wife, Peggy Tucker of Campbellsville, KY, he is survived by the following:
  • One son and two daughters: Chris Tucker, Tina Jo Pelly and Lisa Holmes and husband, Maurice of Campbellsville, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Christina Pelly, Robbie Pelly and Tyler Tucker and wife, Emily, all of Campbellsville, KY; Dr. Amanda Rowland and husband, Dr. Aaron of Danville, KY; John Holmes and wife, Erica of Orlando, FL; and Rachel Ayers and husband, Blake of Bowling Green, KY

  • Five great-grandchildren: Ryan Tucker, Avery Tucker, Alexandria Rowland, Audrey Rowland and Taylor Ann Tucker

  • Two sisters-in-law: Eleanor Hedgespeth and husband, Lilburn of Campbellsville, KY; and Ann Tucker of Horse Cave, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Jane Tucker; three brothers and one sister, Winfrey L. Tucker, Dwight L. Tucker, William Arvin Tucker; and Anna Laura Morris; one sister-in-law, Louise Tucker; and one brother-in-law, Oscar Morris.

Send condolences to the family of Elwood Tucker

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home 418 Lebanon Avenue, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Hosparus of Green River, the Galilean Home, or Methodist Children's Home and may made at the funeral home.


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