Clarence Calvin Tucker

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Clarence Calvin Tucker, 84, of Cornersville, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at his home after a long battle of heart and kidney disease.

Calvin was born on Nov. 4, 1932, in Limestone County, AL. He was a member of the Diana Church of Christ, retired from Faber Castell, and served in the Korean War 1953-55.

His parents, Frank Marles & Lula Tatum Tucker, precede him in death along with two brothers, Billy Tucker and Nathaniel Tucker and one sister, Elizabeth Moore.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Betty Burgess Tucker; four daughters, Patty (Scotty) Blackburn, Lydia Richardson, Angie (Brian) Stacey, and Mary Hickerson, all of Lewisburg; seven grandchildren, Trenton (Samantha) of Franklin, Kelsey Richardson, Jordon Hickerson, Sarah Kate Blackburn and Carson Stacey, all of Lewisburg, Cody Blackburn of Cookeville and Haley Stacey of Chattanooga. He is also survived by a brother, Marles Tucker and three sisters, Edith Pope, Stella Darnell, and Janie Pickle, all of Lewisburg.

A special thanks to Avalon Hospice and the Fresenius Dialysis Center in Lewisburg for their care and compassion.

Visitation with the family will be conducted on Friday, April 14, 2017, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cornersville Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Saturday, April 15, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Cornersville Funeral Home, with Daniel Tucker officiating. Burial will be at New Hope Cemetery at Ostella with military honors.

Cornersville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.