FULTON, NY – Donald Tucker, 85, of Fulton, died Sunday February 2, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Fulton, he had lived in the area for many years.
Donald was a machinist for Kenwell Corporation and retired in 1990.
He had previously worked at Fulton Tool and Edlund Manufacturing both in Fulton.
Donald was a former member of Fulton Elks and Moose clubs.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Donald was a Navy veteran, serving 1946-48.
He was predeceased by his parents, Rensselaer and Clara Reynolds Tucker Sr.; brother, Rensselaer “Sonny” Tucker Jr.; and sister, Betty Hall.
Surviving are: his companion, Joanne Beeman; children, Vanessa Dacorta, Denise Turner, Donald Jr., Pam, Jeff and Scott Tucker; three brothers, Harold, Richard and Bruce Tucker; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be held 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.
Graveside services with military honors at Mount Adnah Cemetery will be in the spring.
Contributions in Donald’s memory may be made to VA Medical Center, 800 Irving Ave., Syracuse, 13210.
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.