Minonk-Wayne James Tucker, 90, of Minonk passed away at 10:58 am on Friday, August 5, 2016 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, IL.
He was born on February 2, 1926 in Dana, IL a son of Lewis and Ruth Durbin Tucker. He married Mildred Marie Fredericks on June 20, 1948 in Dana, IL. She survives.
Also surviving are one daughter, Marie (Donald) Stimpert of Dana, IL; one son, Larry (Vivian) Tucker of Poulsbo, WA; two sisters, Juanita Baggerly of Kansas City, MO; Marilyn Hayes of Burbank, CA; and one brother, David (Mary) Tucker of Chebanse, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Gary; one sister and one brother.
Wayne worked for Ford's Electric and later Spires Electric in Minonk and retired as custodian for Minonk-Dana-Rutland High School.
An Army veteran, he served his country during WWII.
Wayne was a member of the Minonk United Methodist Church.
Private family services will be held. Burial of cremains will be in Rutland Cemetery with military honors. Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk is handling arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church in Minonk.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.
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