ODESSA Ronald Mark "Ronny" Tucker, age 55, of Odessa, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Medical Center Hospital. |
He was born in Seminole, TX, on March 7, 1958, to Gloria (Pierson) Tucker and the late Mark Tucker.
He married Karen Kirchner in Odessa on September 16, 2001. He was a welder for Oxy and a member of Life Change Baptist Church.
Ronny was an outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He liked anything that had to do with water, however, and usually ended up in the water instead of on the bank. He also enjoyed riding Harleys and watching NASCAR and was a fan of golf, both playing himself and watching it on TV.
Those left to cherish his love and memory are his wife: Karen "Sally" Tucker of Odessa; mother: Gloria Tucker of Odessa; four sons: Casey Tucker and wife Pamela, Dusty Tucker and wife Michele, and Skylar House and wife Wendy, all of Odessa, and Jeramy House and wife Erin of San Angelo; daughter: Molly Whitten and husband Jake of Odessa; sisters: Vonnie Walker and husband Ron of Dallas and Kelly Dorsey and husband Mike of Odessa; ten grandchildren: Richard Tucker, Makenzie Marquez, Harley Tucker, Katelan House, Taylor House, Landon Whitten, Jayli Whitten, Cody Whitten, Brody Tucker, and Luke Tucker; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles.
The family will receive friends at Acres West Funeral Chapel, 8115 W. University Blvd., Odessa, TX, on Wednesday, July 23, 2013, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 am Thursday, July 24, 2013, at Life Change Baptist Church, officiated by Pastor Johnny Tomason.
Pallbearers will be Roger Bundick, Tommy Muncy, Terry Huggins, Jackie Roggee, Daniel Pierson and Steve Edwards. Honorary pallbearer will be Shane Davison. Graveside services will be at 3:00 pm at the South Gaines County Cemetery in Seminole, TX.
Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel of Odessa and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Building Fund at Life Change Baptist Church.
Published in Odessa American on July 24, 2013