Eugene C. Tucker, 71, of Osseo, died Friday, April 17, 2009 at Mercy Hospital.
He was born in Albermarle County, Va. to Leslie and Lydia Tucker. He lived in Gordonsville, Va.
He was active in the U.S. Army Signal Corps and Pistol team during the VietNam era and met his wife Sharon in Germany in 1965. He retired from 3M while living in Frazee and they moved to Osseo where they lived for 12 years.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sharon (Hoover) Tucker; a sister, Sue (Bill) Padgett, of Virginia; a brother, Edwin (Shirley), of Virginia; three sons: Christopher, Steven (Rayna) and Tim, all graduates of Frazee High School; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his inlaws, Bob and Jane Hoover, of Park Rapids; a brother, Oscar; and a sister, Margie Tucker.
Memorial service: Tuesday, April 21 at Ft. Snelling Cemetery.