Howard “Keith” Tucker, 52 of Panama City, FL and formerly of Selma, AL, passed away Saturday, January 31, 2008.
Like his father before him, Keith was a boat captain who loved the water. He spent his life working on rivers and in the Gulf. Keith never met a stranger, and was loved and respected by all who knew him. He was predeceased by his father, Frank Tucker and his brother, James Norman Tucker.
Survivors include his children, Russell Aaron Tucker, Heather Michelle Bender (Lee), and Sydney Culverhouse; his grandson, Copeland Reese Bender; mother, Audrey E. Tucker; brother, Randy Tucker (Mitzi), and nephew, Brandon Lee Tucker.
The family will receive friends at Kent-Forest Lawn Wednesday, February 3, 2009 from 5:00 until 8:00 PM, with comments by family and friends at 7:00 PM. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM Thursday, February 4, 2009 at Floral Memory Gardens, 120 Old Pretoria Road, Albany, GA. In lieu of flowers, contributions to help offset funeral expenses may be made to Kent-Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 2403 Harrison Avenue, Panama City, FL 32405.