James TUCKER Sr.

James Tucker, Sr.

SPRINGFIELD, IL - James Tucker, Sr., 67, died at 7:29 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at St. John's Hospital.

He was born Aug. 29, 1946, in Springfield, Ill., to Frank and Johanna Pamer Tucker Sr. He married Kathleen Tucker on Aug. 18, 1964, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 20, 2013.

He is survived by four children: James (Debra) Tucker, Jr. of Riverton, Robert (Kim) Tucker of Champaign, David (Kathy) Tucker of Lincoln, Neb., and Nancy (Kevin) Biggs of Springfield; 14 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one brother, Frank (Judy) Tucker, Jr. of Springfield; and "Magic," his cat.

James worked at Jewel Food Store and retired after 40 years as a Market Manager.

He was a member of St. Cabrini Church and a former Trustee member with the Eagles Club #437.

Memorial Service: 10 a.m., Friday, April 11, 2014, at St. Cabrini Church, the Rev. Richard Chiola officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Following burial, the family will host a gathering at the Eagle's Club, 2700 E. Ash, Springfield.

Memorials may be made to the Animal Protective League.

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