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Robert Earl Tucker

March 6, 1962 — June 8, 2023


Robert E. Tucker was born at Itazuke AFB, Japan on March 6, 1962.  He graduated from Walton High School in DeFuniak Springs, Florida in 1980.  He joined the military soon after and was stationed at Teagu AFB Korea, Homestead AFB Florida, Columbus AFB Mississippi, and George AFB California.


He is preceded in death by his father, Chester R. Tucker.


Tucker is survived by Barbara Bukowski, his mother, Mary D. Tucker,  and his brother, Ralph Tucker.


He was a member of the Del Rio Gypsy Motorcycle Club for many years and served as Sgt at Arms, Vice President, and later President.  He was also a member of the Del Rio Elks Lodge #837.


Tucker retired from Civil Service at Laughlin AFB, TX where he worked as a flight line mechanic installing ejection seats.

He and Barbara moved from Del Rio to Pipe Creek in 2014 and established a home together.


Services will be on June 23, 2023, at 1:00 PM with visitation beginning at 12:00 PM at Grimes Bandera Funeral Chapel in Bandera TX. Burial will follow at Pipe Creek Cemetery in Pipe Creek, Texas.


A Celebration of Life will follow at The Eagles Nest, Pipe Creek TX.


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Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Friday, June 23, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Grimes Bandera Funeral Chapel

1214 Mulberry St, Bandera, TX 78003


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Graveside Service

Friday, June 23, 2023

2:15 - 3:15 pm (Central time)

Pipe Creek Cemetery, Pipe Creek, Texas


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