Curtis W. Tucker


Passed: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Age: 77
Location: Travelers Rest

Curtis Willie Tucker, 77, of 2611 Tigerville Road, died May 23, 2013 at his home.

A native of Spartanburg County, son of the late Wells Boyd and Pauline Knighton Tucker, he was a U.S. Navy Veteran, a Mason, a retired employee of Armstrong World Tile, and of the Baptist faith.


Surviving are his wife, Elsie Howard Tucker of the home; three daughters, Karla D. Lipham of Pass Christian, Mississippi; Angela E. Sunday of Pensacola, Florida, and Patty Champton of Crestview, Florida; three sons, Kenneth C. Tucker of Beulah, Florida, Jerry C. Champton, Jr. (Alma) of Bagdad, Florida, and Samuel P. Kimmons (Laura) of Holt, Florida; a brother, Ralph Tucker (Emma Lou) of Pensacola, Florida; fifteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services:

A special thanks to Dorothy Moody for her compassion and care during Curtis?s sickness; to Jean Fritts, a sister he never had and Don Fritts who was like a brother (our dearest friends); to his nephew, Eddie Tucker, who gave all his love and support; a special granddaughter, Kimberly Kimmons ?Keep on making Papa proud?; and to all the rest of our special friends ?You know who you are?.

The family is at the home.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.


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