Timothy R. Tucker
age 52, of Canton, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 in Mercy Medical Center. He was born in Canton on June 22, 1961 to the late John and Joann Tucker and was a 1979 graduate of Canton McKinley High School. Tim was a musician and music instructor for many years, teaching at a number of parochial schools in the Stark County area and also giving private lessons. He had a love for music, was very creative and was a wonderfully talented musician, singer and song writer. Tim was an avid sports fan and loved his Cleveland Indians, Browns and Cavs. He loved his family deeply and enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephew and great nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Trudy Tucker.
Survivors include his two children, Daniel Tucker and Frances Baker-Tucker; his brother, John (Mary Lou) Tucker; nieces, Lori, Lisa and Kim; nephew, John; 10 great-nieces and nephews; and his close friend, Tam.
Funeral services will be Friday at 5:30 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel with the Rev. Fr. Edward Gretchko officiating. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Reed Funeral Home to help the family with expenses. Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.
Reed Funeral Home
705 Raff Road SW Canton, OH 44710
Published in The Repository on Sept. 12, 2013