MOUNT VERNON — Richard E. Tucker, 62, of Mount Vernon, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, Dec. 10, 2019, at his home. He was born Jan. 8, 1957, in Centerburg to the late Clarence R. and Iris E. (Workman) Tucker.

Richard is survived by his daughter, Sarah Whitt of Mount Vernon; grandson, Tyler Whitt; a grandchild on the way; his companion of many years, Sally Whitt of Mount Vernon; his step mother, Phyllis Tucker of Mount Vernon; brothers, Dan Tucker of Tennessee and Billy Tucker of Howard; sister-in-law, Kathy Tucker of Mount Vernon; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by brothers, John and Phillip Tucker; and sisters, Ethel and Becky Tucker.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, in Mound View Cemetery.

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