Hometown: Cynthiana, KY
Position: F Playing Height: 6-0
Date of Birth: September 13, 1911
Date of Death: January 5, 1997
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Obituary - TUCKER, Jack - age 85, Danville Advocate-Messenger (January 7, 1997)
PARIS - Jack Grady Tucker, 85, Peacock Road, died Sunday at home.
Born in Cynthiana, he was a son of the late Wrayburn Boyer and Ina Dell Clifford Tucker. He was a farmer, a retired training supervisor for the Department of Agriculture, Tobacco Division, and a former principal and basketball coach in Butler. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where he played basketball under Coach Rupp from 1931-35. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and a former member of Paris Lions Club.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Elizabeth Gillig Tucker; two sons, John W. Tucker of Rockville, Va., and Jack G. Tucker of Bourbon County; two daughters, Malinda McKay of Plymouth, Mass., and Susan Malott of Danville, Ky; and seven grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lexington Cemetery by the Rev. Debbie Wallace-Padgett.
Visitation is 4-6 p.m. today at Hinton-Turner Funeral Home.
Memorials may go to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the First Methodist Church Memorial Fund.