Robert B. Tucker

Robert B. Tucker, 90, formerly of Grantsville and Mineral Wells, W.Va., passed away July 23, 2014, at his residence in Greenwood, W.Va., surrounded by his son, Roger L.; daughter-in-law, Cheryl; and Berna K. Ankrom, all of Greenwood.

Born July 19, 1924, in Alum Bridge, W.Va., he was the son of the late Samuel Tucker and Janie Virginia Hayhurst Tucker.

He was a World War II Veteran, a retired Hope Gas Co. employee and a devoted member of the World Wide Church of God.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Irene Moore Tucker; a brother, Samuel Tucker Jr.; and a sister, Freida Canterna. Surviving are daughter, Louana Tullis; son, Roger Tucker; grandchildren, Eric Tucker, Janie Harduk, Amy Fricke and Scott Tullis; and great-grandchild, Carson Fricke.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Lyle Welty and Eric Tucker officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, with military graveside rites. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the funeral home.

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