REDWOOD, NY — James E. Tucker, 77, Van Tuck Lane, Redwood, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 5, 2021, at his home.
He was born Feb. 8, 1944, in Watertown, NY, a son of Orville and Jane Mack Tucker. He graduated from Indian River High School.
He married Clara Wimmer on Nov. 6, 1964, in Antwerp, NY.
Jim was owner of Sazet Corporation, Antwerp, and Great Northern Construction, Evans Mills.
He was a member of the Watertown Elks Club and several hunting clubs. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and racing but he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends the most.
Besides his wife Clara, he is survived by two sons, Charles (Sharon) Tucker Denver, NC, and James “Ben” (Becky) Tucker, Arcade, NY; a daughter, Trisha (Louis) Amato, Theresa, NY; a sister, Judy Ridsdale, Antwerp, NY; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents, a daughter, Heidi Tucker, and a brother, Thomas Tucker.
Family and friends are invited to join in a graveside service that will be held on 1 p.m. Oct. 22, 2021, in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Antwerp. A reception will follow the cemetery services at the American Legion in Antwerp located on Main Street.
Memorial donations may be made to Indian River Ambulance Service, 6 ½ Sand Street, Philadelphia, NY 13673.
Arrangements are with Costello Funeral Service & Cremations, Alexandria Bay.
Online condolences may be made at costellofuneralservice.com.