April 29, 1951 - July 2, 2020
Paul D. Tucker, age 69 of Ray, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 2, 2020. He was born in Wellston, Ohio on April 29, 1951 to the late Herbert R. and Thelma (Tripp) Tucker. Paul is survived by his wife, Penny D. (McGhee) Tucker. Son Benjamin (Heather) Tucker, Daughter Jenna (Bret) Price, Stepdaughters Kendra (Charles) Havlik, Katrina (Erik) Davis. Grandchildren Kelsey, Haley, Lily, and Cathryn and step grandchildren Treylan, Kenzie, Austin, and Ariana. Siblings Bill Ghearing, Polly (Gene) Todd, Sue Smith, Ronnie Pittenger, Nancy Tennant, Emma Farney, Marilyn (Sarge) Coles, Kenny (Lisa) Pittenger, Mable Williams, Gene (Shari) Carpenter, Gary Pittenger, Joseph Pittenger, Adelynn VanAernum, and his father in law Paul D. McGhee, brother in law D. David McGhee, as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy V. (Callahan) Tucker, biological parents Wilma Burke Pittenger and Everett Wesley Pittenger, siblings Sue (Tucker) Johnston, Charles Pittenger, Rosie Pittenger, and Robert Pittenger. Paul was a graduate of Wellston High School in 1969. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandkids, and restoring old cars. He had a love for trains. He loved to tease, prank, and laugh with everyone. Paul was a previous member of the Jackson County Fair Board. Paul loved old cars, taking road trips in them, and telling tales about his travels. Paul was an active member of several old car clubs, including being a charter member of the Appalachia Old Car Club. Paul worked on the B & O Railroad for 18 years, then went on to work at Merrilat Industries, and retired from Adena Health System. Funeral services will be held at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson on Tuesday, July 7th at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Andy Rawlins officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, July 6th from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Canter's Cave, c/o Camp Director Sarah Lawrence, 1362 Caves Road, Jackson, Ohio 45640. 740.286.4058. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson.
Paul D. Tucker, age 69 of Ray, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 2, 2020. He was born in Wellston, Ohio on April 29, 1951 to the late Herbert R. and Thelma (Tripp) Tucker. Paul is survived by his wife,... View Obituary & Service Information
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