Larry Clark Tucker, 75, of Wilmar, passed away March 10, 2019 at Chapel Woods Nursing Center with his family by his side.
He was born on November 29, 1943 in Monticello to the late Otis and Bama Lee Tucker.
Mr. Tucker married Beatrice (Bea) Lester on August 12, 1978 in Crowell, Texas. He was a Christian and loved the Lord and was a member of Wilmar Baptist Church where he served on several different committees. He loved his church family, especially the children in the church. He always made sure he had bubble gum for each of them on Sunday mornings.
Mr. Tucker was a dedicated employee of P & W Concrete and Select Concrete for approximately 30 years. His passion was operating heavy equipment. He was also a member of Local Union 178 of Ft. Worth, Texas. He loved the outdoors, enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling.
In addition to his parents, Otis and Bama Tucker, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Roland Tucker, Dennis Tucker and Mitchell Tucker; two sisters, Hazel Heroman and Maurene McKinzie and his father-in-law, Manuel Lester of Hurley, Virginia.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Beatrice (Bea) Lester Tucker of Wilmar; one son, Jeffrey Clark Tucker and wife Sheena of Wilmar; one daughter, Debbie Tenorio of Wilmar; three grandchildren, Amanda Kaylee Bone and husband Jacob, Jeremy Clark Tucker and fiancé Brooke Lampkin and Kristiana Marie Tenorio; one great-grandson, Jace Michael Bone, who was the apple of his eye; one brother, Richard Tucker and wife Mary of Monticello; three sisters-in-law, Mattie Tucker of Monticello, Judy Counts and Glena Justice both of Hurley, Virginia; his mother-in-law, Virginia Lester of Hurley, Virginia; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, whom he loved dearly; and a special caregiver, Tywana Wilson.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 13 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 14 at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Andrews Chapel Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Wilmar Baptist Church, Alzheimer’s Association or Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home.