Master Sergeant Robert E. Tucker was 84 years old when he went to be with the Lord Jesus. His home was in Shalimar, Florida. He passed away November 6, 2019 at Westwood Rehabilitation Center. He was born August 15, 1935. He was preceded in death by his parents, Bennie Tucker and Bertha Hattich of Sunny Side, Washington where Robert was born. He was also preceded by his wife, Loretta Grace Ferry and daughter, Cynthia G. Hope. He spent two years in the Navy before enlisting in the United States Air Force. He retired after 21 years of honorable service.
Robert was a loving and kind husband and father, he is survived by his son, Cyril J. LaMere II (Nancy); two grandchildren, Brian P. Williams and Brandi W. Bactad (Anthony); three great grandchildren, Thomas B. Williams, Aaliyah J. Bactad and Anthony C. Bactad.
A visitation will take place on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 3:00 p.m., Davis Watkins Funeral Home, 113 NE Racetrack Road, Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, 32547 followed by a funeral service at 4:00 p.m. Burial will take place Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., Barrancas National Cemetery, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, Florida.
The family would like to express their thanks to the staff of Westwood Rehabilitation Center, The Meridian at Westwood and staff of Ft. Walton Beach Medical Center. We appreciate the great care given to our dad, Robert Tucker.
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