Photo courtesy of Duggan Dolan Mortuary - Butte

Paul Francis Tucker

Jan 16, 1943 - Nov 7, 2020 (Age 77)

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Paul, in our hearts always. As we light a candle for you, we only see your bright light. Keep Shining. Love you forever. Bonnie and Bob

Best big brother and friend. We are so blessed to have you in our hearts and lives.
Keep shining You are a bright light. What a gift we got in you. You left a treasure of many wonderful memories. Always in our hearts. Love you forever, Bonnie and Bob


Paul's Obituary

Paul Francis Tucker went home to be with Our Lord and Savior in Heaven on Saturday, November 7, 2020. Paul was born on January 16, 1943 to Shelley Francis Tucker and Mary Patricia Tallon Tucker in Butte, Montana. He married the LOVE OF HIS LIFE, Sheila ldelle Tucker on September 30, 1978 in Butte, Montana.


Paul worked as a Milkman along with his dad; Gas Station Attendant; helped build the Anaconda Company Concentrator as a carpenter' s assistant; he was a cook in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Wedderburn; and he was a Retired/Disabled Veteran. He was a member of the DAV, VFW, American Legion and United Veterans Council.


Relatives preceding Paul in death are his father, Shelley Francis Tucker; his mother, Mary Patricia Tucker; Sister, Mary Ruth Tucker; Step Mothers, Frances Tucker, Frances Tucker and Ann Tucker; Aunt, Ruth McKimmey; Step son, Phillip Wesley Lane; Grandparents; numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.


Paul is survived by his loving wife, Sheila ldelle Tucker; daughters, Shelley Ranee Tucker and Patricia Marie Tucker. His step children and spouses, Brenda Conner; Diane and Skip Snyder; Lois and Joe Henricks; Carla and Russell Smith; Kevin Lane; and Kenneth and Regina Lane. Several grandchildren, great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren; and his sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Bob Calcaterrra; many aunts, uncles, nephew, cousins and family friends.


Some of Pauli’s favorite past times and hobbies were the following but not limited to: Vehicles, Fishing and Hunting, car rides, spending time with family and friends, and music and dancing.


Paul was a very loving and dedicated husband to his wife Sheila, who was the LOVE OF HIS LIFE. He was a good husband, son, dad, brother, grandpa, friend, nephew, cousin, etc. Paul loved music, but his ultimate favorite was Conway Twitty which played constantly in any vehicle he owned and drove. His favorite song was I'd Love to Lay You Down by Conway Twitty which he dedicated to his wife Sheila. He loved his dogs Foxie and Socks. They were his constant companions. Paul was very proud of the fact that he was able to be part of the building and dedication of Our Lady of the Rockies. He felt honored to be a member of the Navy. He was definitely dedicated to our Country and what it stands for. Paul could be ornery, but if and when you were on his good side, you couldn’t find a more dedicated and steadfast alliance. He was a true Red Headed, Irish, and Capricorn.


Paul’s funeral service will be held on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Duggan Dolan Mortuary. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Please make all memorials and donations to the new Southwest Montana Veterans Home located in Butte, Montana.

Sheila wants to extend her gratitude to the Veterans Medical at Fort Harrison and the Continental Cares Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the amazing care of her husband Paul throughout the years.



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