Obituary of Gene Tucker
Sylvester E. (Gene) Tucker, 90, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 31, 2019, in Caldwell, ID, joining his wife Maxine Tucker in heaven.
Gene was born on June 20,1929, in Woodsboro, TX to Charlie and Henrietta Tucker. He was a paratrooper in the Korean War (1950-1953) 187th Airborne RCT. He married Maxine Tucker (Johnson) February 1979.
He enjoyed logging, ranching, fur trapping, hound hunting, elk hunting, fishing, being with his family, watching the Dallas Cowboys play and watching Western Movies.
He is survived by his kids, grand kids, great grand kids, sister Olita Mendez and many nieces and nephews.
A viewing for friends and family will be held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 from 5-8 pm at Flahiff Funeral Chapel in Caldwell. Rosary recital will begin at 7 pm. Graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery 10100 N. Horseshoe Bend Rd Boise, ID.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gene Tucker, please visit Tribute Store