Billy Lee Tucker

Billy Lee Tucker

July 23, 1956 - January 31, 2020

Billy Lee Tucker, age 63, of Gatesville, passed away in the early morning hours of Jan. 31, 2020. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at Scott’s Funeral Home. Burial followed at Restland Cemetery.

Billy was born on July 23, 1956, in Andrews, TX to Eldena Perkins and Melvin McCoy Tucker, Sr. Billy moved to Austin at a young age where he grew up and attended school. He served his country as a United States Marine from 1975-1979. Billy married Joy Davis in August of 1980. He worked in construction and drywall construction in Austin for many years. Billy was a member of Buda Masonic Lodge A.F. & A.M. #800. He was also a member of Willow Grove Baptist Church in Moody. To know Billy was to love him and to know you were loved.

He was preceded in death by his father and two greatgranddaughters.

Billy is survived by his wife of 39 years, Joy Tucker; mother, Dena Tucker; daughters, Tricia Denise Tucker and husband, Jermaine and Tammy Denise Householder and husband, Chuck; sisters, Darlene Tucker and Linda Gail Tucker Bell; brother, Melvin M. Tucker Jr. and Artie Meredith; grandchildren, Linzie, Bubba, Kandi, Terri, JaDen, Ashlynn, Nyla and Anysa and seven greatgrandchildren.

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