Born Wednesday, October 20, 1948
Died Friday, July 9, 2021
David Wayne Tucker, Sr., 72, Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away on July 9, 2021. He was born on October 20, 1948 to James Wesley Tucker and May Laverne (Eslick) Tucker in Muskogee, Oklahoma. David was a high school graduate and earned his associates degree. He served in the United States Navy and received an honorable discharge.
David worked as a postal worker in Muskogee for many years until his retirement in 2011. He enjoyed working crossword puzzles and playing board games. David was a huge dog lover. He enjoyed singing hymns and volunteering at retirement homes. David always put others first. He had a sense of humor and sarcasm was mandatory when you were around him. He always knew how to make people laugh. David loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. He will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
David was preceded in death by his parents, James and May Tucker.
He is survived by his sons, David Tucker, Jr. of Tulsa, OK, Matthew Tucker of Muskogee, OK and Nathan Tucker of Topeka, KS; grandchildren, Celestial Rizo, Jonathan Liddle, James Taylor, Brett Tucker and Carter Haden; sisters, Ruby Nicholson of Muskogee, OK, and Laura Bergmann of Wagoner, OK; and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of David’s life will be 10AM, Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Cornerstone Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Bill Crow officiating. Interment will follow at Oktaha Cemetery with Dave Tucker, Nate Tucker, Mathew Tucker, Celestial Rizo, Jonathan Liddle and Carter Haden serving as pallbearers.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home & Crematory 1830 N York St Muskogee, OK 74403. Condolences can be made to the family at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com