William Lee Tucker, Jr.
August 4, 1946-December 31, 2017
Our loving Husband, Father, Papa, Brother and Friend went peacefully to be with our Lord and Savior on December 31st. He was surrounded by his family, whom he cherished beyond measure.Bill was born on August 4, 1946 to William and Kathryn (Sorensen) Tucker, in Mountain View, CA.
He attended Selma schools and graduated from Fresno State University. Bill enjoyed a successful career in insurance, owning and operating Tucker-Alexander Insurance Agency with his father, Bill Sr., in Selma, which was in business for over 54 years. Bill was a devoted member of The Well in Kingsburg where he was actively involved as an advisor to the elders.
He loved water skiing, cycling and hunting with family and friends in his free time, and was a faithful attendant at his grandchildren's activities.Bill is survived by Paula, his wife of 35 years, and children Shawn (Kelly) Murguia, Katie (Steve) Pellegrine, Matthew (Angel) Tucker and Donnie Tucker and his friend Danae Pattigan, as well as eight grandchildren.
He is also survived by his sisters Jenny (Jan) Kahn and Nancy (Jack) Baker, and numerous nieces and nephews who adored their Uncle Bill.The family wishes to thank Dr. Chenwi Ambe and the staff at Clovis Community Hospital for their compassionate care provided to Bill.
A casual Celebration of Life will be held at The Woods Family Barn, 2557 E. Conejo, Fresno 93725, on January 12, at 11:00 a.m..In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Well Kingsburg-Missions, The Landing in Kingsburg, or Project Survival Cat Haven.