Robert Lee "Pete" Tucker

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Robert Lee "Pete" Tucker
NEW ELLENTON, SC - Robert Lee "Pete" Tucker, 90, beloved husband of Carol Howington Tucker, died Monday, December 21, 2015 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.
A native of Wadesboro, NC, Pete was a son of the late Lee and Kate Trexler Tucker. He was a proud veteran, serving in the United States Coast Guard during World War II and the United States Air Force during Korea. He lived in Aiken County since 1953 and was a retired power operator with DuPont at the Savannah River Plant. Pete was a member and Deacon at Foreman Memorial Baptist Church in New Ellenton and was president of the Berea Pals Sunday School Class. He was a former member and Deacon at Talatha Baptist Church.
Survivors, in addition to his wife Carol, include two daughters, Sandra T. Sapp (Thomas), New Ellenton and Amy T. Bryant (David), Aiken; a step-son, Jeffrey Peters, Tallahassee, FL; three grandchildren, Trina Cooper, Amber Bryant and David Lee Bryant; three great-grandchildren, Anna, Nicole and Ryan Gleaton; three sisters, Ann Crotts (Robert), Lincolnton, NC, Margaret Shaver, Wadesboro, NC and Frances Starling, Wadesboro, NC and a brother, Charles Tucker (Hazel), Greensboro, NC. In addition to his parents, Pete was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Bell Henry Tucker and a son, Robert Lee Tucker, Jr.
The family will receive friends Thursday morning, December 24th, beginning at 10 o'clock at Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home. The funeral service will follow at 11 o'clock at the funeral home. The Rev. Richard Nichols will officiate. Interment will follow in Southlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Foreman Memorial Baptist Christian Life Center, 207 Smith Ave., New Ellenton, SC 29809 or to Talatha Baptist Church Building Fund, 361 Talatha Church Rd., Aiken, SC 29803.
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on Dec. 22, 2015
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