Vance Thomas Ray Tucker, 77, of Monaca, passed away, Tuesday, March 26, 2013.
He was born January 19, 1936, in Ripley, Mississippi, to Lonnie and Chloe Cardwell Tucker. Vance was employed at Pepsi Cola Bottling Company and retired after 18 years of service in 1998. He enjoyed bowling and watching sports and the Game Show Network. Vance was a member of Marion Hill Alliance Church in New Brighton.
He is survived by his soul mate and wife of 15 years, Donna Kelly Tucker; a brother, Charles (Gigi) Tucker of Linden Tennessee; two sons, Richard (Lisa) Tucker and Terry Tucker; three step-children, Brian Kelly, Toni (Rob) Cade and Donald (Tabitha) Kelly; ten grandchildren, Kristen, Joshua, Jessica and Brandon Tucker, William, Devin and Aaron Novak and Christopher, Cheyenne and Mariska Kelly; a great-grandson, William A. Novak and two special dogs, Cookie and Peaches.
Along with his parents Vance was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph (Gene) Tucker.
Friends will be received Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca.
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