Stephen Lee (Spain) Tucker, 43, El Dorado Springs, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at his parents home in Schell City, Mo. Steve was born Nov. 17, 1966, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Harold Samuel and Shirley Ann (Terrill) Tucker.
Early in his life, Steve attended school in Kansas City, then along with his family, relocated to Schell City where he also attended school. Through the years, Steve worked and lived mostly in the Kansas City area with the exception of the last six years when he has live in El Dorado Springs. In Kansas City, he was employed in retail sales and in this area he had worked for Santa Paula Awning, Allison Tire, and most recently Harleman Manufacturing. Steve enjoyed fishing, watching the Kansas City Chiefs, and was a master at the grill where he could be found cooking much of the time. He was also a "favorite uncle" to his nieces and nephews.
Survivors include his parents, Sam and Shirley Tucker, Schell City; one brother, Samuel Brian (Spain) Tucker and Melissa, Gladstone, Mo.; two sisters, Patricia Marie Humphrey and Randy of Harwood, Mo., and Beth Baker and Tom of Fort Worth, Texas; nieces and nephews, Greg and Nicholas Humphrey.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Green Lawn Cemetery, Schell City, with the Rev. Paul Thorade oficiating. Memorial contributions are suggested to a fund for the family. Arrangements are made by the Lewis-Hoagland Funeral Home, Schell City.