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Eugene T. TuckerDecember 12, 1962 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 54)
Eugene T. Tucker “Tucker” of Felton, Delaware passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.
He was born on December 12, 1962 in Dover, Delaware, the son of the late Paul and Delsie Tucker. He resided in Smyrna, Delaware for most of his life and graduated from Smyrna High School.
After graduation, he began his career in the Smyrna Police Department as a Dispatcher. And he also worked for the Harrington Police Department part-time as a Dispatcher. In 1990, Tucker started working at Kent County Department of Public Safety, Emergency Communications Division as a Dispatcher for over 25 years.
He was a Lifetime Member of Smyrna Fire Department.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his identical twin brother, H. Thomas Tucker; and his special K-9 kids, Ariel, Tiller, Squirt and Max.
He is survived by his loving wife of over 23 years, Donna; his sister-in-law, Marsha Jester and her husband, Billy; his niece, Carrie Strachar and her husband, Joe; great nieces, Stephanie and Emily Strachar; and great nephew, Zachary Strachar, all of Harrington, DE. He is also survived by his cat, “Buddy Ho”; a host of brothers from the Citizens Hose Fire Co., Station 44; very dear friend, Colleen Wessell; his close family friend, Maureen “Moe” Maddock; and the many other lives he touched thru the many years as a dispatcher.
A viewing will be held from 9 am to 11 am on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Faries Funeral Chapel, located at 29 S. Main Street in Smyrna. Funeral services will begin at 11 am. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery in Smyrna.
Flowers are welcome, however donations may be made to Citizens Hose Fire Co. at 103 W. Commerce St., Smyrna, DE 19977 or to American Legion Station 64, 900 Smyrna-Clayton Blvd., Smyrna, DE 19977.
Condolence letters may be sent by visiting www.fariesfuneralhome.com.