Homer Millard “Tuck” Tucker, Jr., 73, of Amarillo, TX passed away on July 7, 2019.
Services will be at 10:30 A.M., Friday, July 12, 2019, at First Baptist Church Chapel, with Dr. Howard K. Batson officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.
Homer was born in Amarillo, TX on November 5, 1945 to Homer M. Sr. and Stella Tucker. Homer attended Palo Duro High School. He worked at General Dynamics in Ft. Worth, then he moved back to Amarillo where he worked for Bell Helicopter. He went on to work for Baptist Community Services where he was Assistant Vice President of Facility Services and retired in 2010. He married Sylvia Rittenberry on August 20, 1983. Homer enjoyed his Harley Davidson riding club, HOG, and refurbishing his Mustang lightweight motorcycle. Homer was known for his meticulous carpentry work. One of his greatest accomplishments was the two of them completely remodeling their home. They are both members of First Baptist Church of Amarillo.
Homer was preceded in death by both of his parents, and a sister, Gloria Scott.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia; son, Tim Tucker and wife Carol, of Colorado Springs; two daughters, Kelli Oford and husband Ed, of Charleston, SC, and Holli Tucker, of Leesburg, VA; and two grandchildren, Regan Tucker, and Grant Tucker of Coos Bay, OR.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M.-6:30 P.M., Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
The family suggests memorials be to Baylor Scott and White Heart Vascular Hospital in Dallas, TX or BSA Hospice of the Southwest.