Ronald J. Tucker, 58, Moro, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital with his family by his side.
He was born Jan. 1, 1957, in Chicago, the son of the late Jesse J. and Audrey M. (Cavasher) Tucker.
He was formerly married to Lisa (Walsh) Tucker. They got married on Oct. 18, 1980, in Edwardsville. She survives.
Ron served his country in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with his dog, Tex, and most of all being with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to Lisa, he is survived by his three children and their spouses, Chris Tucker of Moro, Ashley and Jarvis Putnam of Alton and Jenna and Rick Poindexter of Edwardsville; three grandchildren, Tori Tucker, Lana Tucker and Samantha Tucker; his siblings and their spouses, Wayne Tucker of Jerseyville, Denise and Jim Campbell of Jerseyville, Dennis Tucker of Jerseyville, Sharon and Herbert Zellers of Allentown, Penn., and David Tucker of Illinois and his nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until services at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Elder Gary Chappel officiating.
Memorials may be made to the 5A’s Animal Shelter or American Heart Association.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.