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Mr. Wm. P. (Bill) Tucker, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2015)

He was a native of Green County, KY a resident of Taylor County, KY at the time of his death, and will be laid to rest in Adair County, KY. He was known for his quick and hearty smile, and always had an encouraging word to give. He believed a man should work hard to earn a living, and he led by example. He was employed for 34 years at the Campbellsville Fruit of the Loom factory. When it closed, he worked for the Campbellsville Walmart for 18 years, and was employed there until his time of passing. As a young man, Mr. Tucker was a drafted into duty, and served his country honorably in the United States Army. He professed faith in Christ through word and deed, and was a member the East Campbellsville Church of God.
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Mr. William P. "Bill" Tucker, 76, of Campbellsville KY, departed this life on November 7, 2015 at the Taylor Regional Hospital, Campbellsville, KY.

There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Tucker at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718 on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 12pmCT/1pmET. Bro. Robbie Spencer and Bro. Ben Spencer will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Chappel Cemetery, Highway 76, Knifley, KY 42753. The family will receive friends 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at the funeral home.


Mr. Wm. P. (Bill) Tucker, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2015)


Mr. William P. "Bill" Tucker of Campbellsville, KY, was born on March 17, 1939 into the marriage of Roy and Sarah (Miller) Tucker in Green County, KY. He departed this life on November 7, 2015 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY. He was 76 years, 7 months, and 21 days of age.

Mr. Tucker was the devoted husband to Mrs. Fontella (Chappel) Tucker. She preceded him in death on April 12, 2015.

He was known for his quick and hearty smile, and always had an encouraging word to give. He believed a man should work hard to earn a living, and he led by example. He was employed for 34 years at the Campbellsville Fruit of the Loom factory. When it closed, he worked for the Campbellsville Walmart for 18 years, and was employed there until his time of passing. As a young man, Mr. Tucker was a drafted into duty, and served his country honorably in the United States Army. He professed faith in Christ through word and deed, and was a member the East Campbellsville Church of God.

Mr. Tucker leaves to cherish his memory:
  • Three sons and one daughter: Tony Tucker and wife Lisa, Tana Sapp, Trent Tucker and wife Marlene, and Trevor Tucker, all of Campbellsville, KY

  • One brother and three sisters: Jimmy Tucker and wife Faye of Campbellsville, KY; Mary Jo Sutton of Missouri; Sue Buck of Indiana; and Margaret Mudd of Campbellsville, KY

  • Nine grandchildren

  • Four great grandchildren

  • And a host of other close family and friends
Besides his parents and wife, Mr. Tucker was preceded in death two brothers, Robert "Bob" Tucker, and Tommy "Tink" Tucker.

Send condolences to the family of William P. (Bill) Tucker

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials take the form of donations to the East Campbellsville Church of God Building Fund. Those can be made online here, or at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

The L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 1765 New Columbia Road, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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Bill Tucker, Taylor Co., KY (1939-2015)



2015-11-09 - 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY - Photo from L.R. Petty Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

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