Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
Dan A. Tucker
DAN A. TUCKER DIES UNEXPECTEDLY, July 2,1967
Daniel A. Tucker, 83, 16 East Maple Street, Washington, died suddenly at his residence at 5 a.m. Sunday. He had been in failing health for eight years. Born June 1, 1884, in Daviess County, Mr. Tucker was the son of John W. and Susan Tucker. He married Pearley Williams June 6, 1906 and she survives. Mr. Tucker was educated in Daviess County Schools, was a member of the E. U. B. Church, Charity Lodge No. 30 F & AM and the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen. Mr. Tucker worked for the B & O for several years and was on Engine 401 when it went through Blue Hole Treatle March 27, 1913. He survived by climbing into a tree. He also worked for the C & EI Railroad out of Terre Haute for several years. After that he was connected with Williams Ice and Coal Company and the Washington Motor Express. He was a faithful fan of the Washington Hatchets and attended all games as long as his health permitted. Surviving besides his wife are two sisters, Mrs. Josephine Kelley and Mrs. Eva Hammer, both of Washington and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers and four sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Gill Funeral Home with Rev.R.P. Hawkins officating and burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. tonight. The Masons will hold services at the Gill Chapel at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.