Obituary for Louis S Tucker

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Louis S Tucker

February 28, 1939 - February 12, 2016

Louis S. Tucker, age 76, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 12, 2016 at his home on Woodland Lake in Brown County. He had been a Brown County Resident since 1990.

Louis was born on February 28, 1939, in Hammond, to the late John and Wanita (Nunn) Tucker. He was a 1957 graduate of Dyer High School in Dyer and later married Bonnie B. Thomas on March 22, 1960 in Hammond. She survives after 55 loving years of marriage.

Louis retired in 1989 from Calumet Steel Mill after 30 years of service. He worked for the Brown County School Corporation from 2000-2004 and had a lawn care service for several years. He was a member of the Samaria Christian Church. He loved fishing and enjoyed being there for everyone and helped others with anything they needed. He was an fan of the Indianapolis Colts, with former Quarterback Peyton Manning being his favorite player.

He is survived by his wife: Bonnie, son: Craig Tucker of Berkley, California; sister: Shirley (Ted) Chapman of St. John, Janet Hoffman and Linda (Nick) Budack both of Schererville, and several nieces and nephews.

Louis was preceded in death by his parents: John & Wanita, son: Alan L. Tucker, sister: Sandra Watt, and a nephew: Jeff Watt.

Louis' wishes were to be cremated and a Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Cremation Services have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Louis to: the Brown County Humane Society: P.O. Box 746, Nashville, IN 47448

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: February 28, 1939
Died: February 12, 2016

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