Funeral services for Ollie Beard "O.B." Tucker Jr., age 90, of Bell Buckle will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 29, 2013 in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Geoff Giesemann and Bob Young officiating. Burial will follow in Hazel Cemetery in Bell Buckle. Mr. O.B. passed on Sunday Jan. 27, 2013 at Community Care of Rutherford County.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 11 am until service time at 2:00 p.m.
A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Ollie B. Tucker, Sr. and Martha Gossage Tucker. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Margaret Pinkston Tucker, son Tommy Tucker and grandson C. Daniel Tucker, brothers Jack and Mason Tucker. Mr. Tucker retired from the old American Can Corp, served his country during WWII in the U.S. Army and participated in the Normandy Campaign, and was a member of Bell Buckle Church of Christ.
Survivors: daughter, Shirley Tucker of Bell Buckle, three grandchildren, Troy Hooker, Angela Hooker and Clint Tucker and daughter-in-law Tewaan Tucker of Wartrace.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 201 West Lincoln St., Tullahoma, TN 37388
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.